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The Watershed Summit started in 2016 and is rapidly becoming the region’s top event for water industry leaders. Join 250+ water utility executives, business leaders, conservation experts, and other professionals to gain the new insights you need to help position your organization for success.
Watershed Summit is a collaborative partnership between the Colorado Water Conservation Board, Denver Water, the City of Boulder, Aurora Water, the One World One Water Center, Resource Central, and the Denver Botanic Gardens. In the past couple of years, this event has been held at Denver Botanic Gardens in June.
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Study abroad program in Rome and Perugia
OWOW offers an annual study abroad program to Italy with our partner university, Università per Stranieri di Perugia. In less than two weeks, students can earn three elective credits through this class taught partly in Rome and partly in Perugia, a picturesque Umbrian town approximately two hours northeast of Italy’s capital.
Open to undergraduate students (from MSU Denver or other universities) as well as non-degree-seeking participants, the course explores Italy’s water history from the aqueducts to the present day. A focus is on Italy’s agricultural (and wine!) heritage, building, and celebrating links between Italy and Colorado.
Colorado Water Issues, Local Action
In September 2021, the OWOW Center hosted a panel discussion with local water experts on the importance of equitable access to clean water, Denver’s history on the subject, and what local agencies are doing to find solutions to the issue.
Denver Metro Water Festival
In partnership with Denver Water and Suburban Providers of Denver Water, the OWOW Center hosts the Denver Metro Water Festival every May. This event invites 6th-grade classes to attend a variety of fun and educational water presentations. If you would like to be a presenter, volunteer, or would like more general information visit the Denver Metro Water Festival website.
Student Water Field Conference
This annual collaboration between the OWOW Center and the Ruth Powell Hutchins Water Center at Colorado Mesa University welcomes students from all Colorado universities and colleges to participate in a weekend exploration of water in Colorado from new perspectives with the help of area professionals.