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    The Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR) was founded in 1964 as an expansion of the Universities Council on Hydrology.  UCOWR is an association of universities and organizations leading in education, research, and public service in water resources. UCOWR members and delegates are at the forefront of water resources related research and education, and represent various fields of natural and social science.


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Water in a Changing Environment

June 13-15, 2017

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

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Preliminary Program Now Available!


Gain exposure for your products and services by exhibiting at the conference.  Multiple sponsorship opporunities are also available. 


Online registration is now open!  

Cancellation/Refund Policy:  Cancellations must be submitted in writing to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by May 19, 2017.  A refund, less a $50 cancellation fee, will be issued for cancellations received by May 19, 2017.  There are no refunds for cancellations after May 19, but someone may attend in your place (please contact the UCOWR headquarters at 618-536-7571 to make these arrangements).  NO refunds will given (at any time) for cancellation of the optional rafting field trip. 

Conference registration fees will be as follows:


The Cache La Poudre White Water Rafting Trip will be held during the afternoon of Thursday, June 15, 2017. The second field trip, the Cache La Poudre Heritage Tour, has unfortunately been cancelled due to lack of participants. Any who registered will be refunded.  


Learn more about our scheduled plenary speakers here


A room block is being held at the Hilton Fort Collins.  $149/night + tax. This is a 15 minute walk to the conference venue, the Lory Student Center on CSU's campus.

Dorm lodging is also available on CSU's campus.  Single rooms are $85/night and double rooms (you name your roommate) are $122/night. Dorm lodging includes breakfast and lunch each day of your stay.  The dorms are about a 1/2 mile walk to the Lory Student Center. 


A discount for shuttle service from Denver International Airport to Fort Collins is available through Green Ride. 



Contact the UCOWR home office -- This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 618-536-7571. 




June 26-28, 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA

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