Resources on Colorado’s Groundwater

Water is our state’s most important natural resource, and therefore the State of Colorado has published numerous resources on its use. One of the types of water used in Colorado is groundwater, which the Colorado Geological Survey (CGS) defines as “water that occupies the pore spaces or crevices or fractures within soil or rock.” Colorado’s aquifer systems are used for storing groundwater, which the CGS says is used as the sole source of potable water in nineteen Colorado counties.

Our library collection includes numerous reports on Colorado groundwater; search our online catalog for titles. A few of the highlights include: