The hearing was convened by Chairman Representative Ed Vigil and Vice-Chair Senator Ellen Roberts.
The results of this survey were compared to a survey conducted in 2013 for the Colorado Water Congress, which focused on the Public Trust initiative. The goals in 2016 are more proactive and identify those factors important to the public to help implement the state plan.
In reporting the survey, it was pointed out that opinion has shifted from drought and water shortages in 2013 to water quality in 2016.
- Expedited permitting
- Strong conservation
- Reuse of water
- New storage facilities