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Watershed Summit

The Watershed Summit, or “Shed” as it is affectionately known, has become a Colorado tradition. Each June stakeholders gather to discuss current and future water challenges and opportunities facing the state. 

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Shed ’24 is a fully in-person event at Denver Botanic Gardens, concluding with the ever-popular happy hour event sponsored by Stem Ciders and Howdy Beer.

Friday, June 21
1-5 p.m. – Watershed Summit
5 p.m. – Happy hour, featuring Stem Ciders, Howdy Beer and plenty of food

Tickets: $60 
Registration includes access to the Watershed Summit, happy hour, refreshments and entrance to Denver Botanic Gardens on June 21.

Add-on options:

  • Eat Within Your Watershed (11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.): Locally sourced lunch prepared by SAME Café
    $25 (30 spots available)
  • One Water Day 2024 (10 a.m. – noon): Join representatives from Denver and other Front Range communities for an engaging discussion of one water planning, management and collaboration strategies. Attendees will learn about the benefits of integrated water management and inter-organizational collaboration from separate utilities implementing a one water management philosophy. Email John Rehring for more information. 
    $25 (100 spots available) 


This event is produced through a collaborative partnership between the One World One Water Center (a joint initiative of Metropolitan State University of Denver and Denver Botanic Gardens), Aurora Water, the Colorado Water Conservation Board, Denver Water and Resource Central.

A detailed agenda will be emailed two days prior to the conference. Questions, please email us.

In an effort to be as sustainable as possible, please bring your own water bottle and/or cup.


There are a limited number of registration scholarship spots available for current students. To inquire, or if you have any questions about the event, please email us.

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View Past Agendas

2023 Watershed Summit Agenda
2022 Watershed Summit Agenda
2021 Watershed Summit Agenda
2019 Watershed Summit Agenda
2018 Watershed Summit Agenda
2017 Watershed Summit Agenda
2016 Watershed Summit Agenda
2015 Watershed Summit Agenda


Become a Sponsor

Is your organization ready to demonstrate its leadership in one of the most dynamic industries in the West? We invite you to sponsor the Watershed Summit 2024. Email us to learn more about sponsorship opportunities.

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