Water Resources

Colorado Water Institute

The Colorado Water Institute (CWI), an affiliate of Colorado State University, exists to focus the water expertise of higher education on the evolving water concerns and problems being faced by Colorado citizens.


Urban Water Center

Urban Water Center in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering was created in 1999 to foster education and research in the field of urban water management. Please browse this website to learn more about us and our work. We welcome you to reference any publications and encourage implementation of our ideas and findings as we work towards developing better urban water systems that benefit both humans and the environment.


The Water Center at Colorado State University

The Water Center at Colorado State serves as a focal point to coordinate, leverage and enhance water related research, teaching and outreach at Colorado State University. CSU provides one of the most water ‘rich’ research and educational settings available anywhere in the world. There are 22 departments at Colorado State that house more than 100 faculty who apply their disciplines to water issues and problems. The faculty teach more than 150 water-related courses at the senior and graduate levels. In addition, CSU faculty and staff are engaged in solving water resources problems across the globe.


Water Resources Archive

The Colorado State University Water Resources Archive is a joint effort of the University Libraries and the Colorado Water Institute. Formally begun in 2001, the Archive consists of collections from individuals and organizations that have been instrumental in the development of water resources in Colorado and the West.