Thank you for visiting the Colorado Division of Water Resources website and for
access to and for the collection, storage, use, transfer, and security of
personally identifiable information that may be obtained through use of the
Colorado Division of Water Resources website.
"Personally identifiable information" is defined as information about an
individual that could reasonably be used to identify that individual. Examples
of personal information include an individual's first and last name, residential
address, telephone number, and email address.
The Colorado Division of Water Resources fully supports the protection of individual
privacy and minimizes the collection of personally identifiable information to
the least amount of information required to complete a particular transaction.
This policy extends to the collection of all personally identifiable
information, regardless of the source or the medium.
- Collection and Use of Personally Identifiable Information
- Public Records
- Contact Information
Collection and Use of Personally Identifiable Information
The Colorado Division of Water Resources may collect some personally identifiable information
about your visit to our website. This information may include:
- Internet Protocol (IP) address and domain name used (an IP address is a
numerical identifier assigned to your Internet Service Provider or directly
to your computer)
- Type of browser used
- Date and time that you visited this site
- Web pages or services that you accessed at this site.
The information we collect or store is used to improve the content of our web
services and to help us understand how the public is using these services. In
addition, we use your IP address to direct Internet traffic to you.
If you send an email message to us during your visit to our site, the
following information will be collected:
- Email address used to send the email message
- Contents of the email.
We collect this information to ensure we respond appropriately. For example,
we may need to address issues you identify, make improvements to our website, or
forward your email message to another agency for appropriate action.
It is our policy to collect no personally identifiable information about you
unless that information is required to complete a particular transaction. In
addition, we collect no personally identifiable information about you unless you
voluntarily participate in activities that ask for information. Choosing not to
participate in these activities will not affect your ability to use any other
features of our website.
Finally, personally identifiable information shall not include information
collected in furtherance of any regulatory, investigative, or criminal justice
purpose; information collected in furtherance of litigation in which the state
is a party; or information that is required to be collected pursuant to any
state or federal statute or regulation.
the Colorado Revised Statutes, Title 24, Article 72, Part 2, which states the
following: "It is declared to be the public policy of this state that all
public records shall be open for inspection by any person at reasonable times,
except as provided in this part 2 or as otherwise specifically provided by
If personal information is requested on the website or is volunteered by the
user, state and federal law may protect that information. However, all
information becomes a public record once it is provided and may be subject to
public inspection and copying if not protected by federal or state law.
Users are cautioned that the collection of personal information requested
from or volunteered by children online or by email will be treated the same as
information provided by an adult and may be subject to public access.
To better serve our users, we may use "cookies" to customize your
browsing experience with us. Cookies are simple text files stored on your
computer by your web browser. Cookies provide a method of distinguishing among
visitors to our website.
Cookies created on your computer by using this website do not contain
personally identifying information and do not compromise your privacy or
security. We use the cookie feature only to store a randomly-generated
identifying tag on your computer. You can refuse a cookie or delete a cookie
file from your computer by using any of the widely-available methods. Our
The Information Technologies division, as developer and manager of the Colorado Division
of Water Resources website, has taken several steps to safeguard the integrity of its
telecommunications and computing infrastructure, including but not limited to
authentication, monitoring, and auditing. Security measures have been integrated
into the design, implementation, and day-to-day practices of the entire
operating environment as part of a continuing commitment to risk management.
The Colorado Division of Water Resources website contains links to other websites, including
websites operated by other government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and
private businesses. When you link to another website, you leave our site, which
Neither Colorado Division of Water Resources nor any employee of the State of Colorado (1)
warrants the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of any information published
by this system or (2) endorses any content, viewpoints, products, or services
linked from this system. Neither Colorado Division of Water Resources nor any employee of the
State of Colorado shall be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the
accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of such information. Portions of such
information may be incorrect or obsolete. Any person or entity that relies on
any information obtained from this system does so at his or her own risk.
- By Email: AskDWR@state.co.us
- By Telephone: (303)866-3581
- By Fax: (303)866-3589
- By Mail: Colorado Division of Water Resources
1313 Sherman St., Rm. 818
Denver, Co. 80203