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Our History

2014

Anaylsis tools continued to improve.  Fee for service was implemented to move onto the road of financial sustainability for CWQMC/CDSN. Regulation 85 brought many new data providers to CDSN.

2013

CDSN Web GIS utility is released. Several presentations, trainings, and SWAPS are in progress.

2012

CWQMC is reorganized using a traditional board structure. Efforts remain focused on outreach and increasing the utility of the CDSN.

2011

January - Google-map utility is released. Several presentations, trainings, and SWAPS are in progress.

2010

Work on the new Google-map powered mapping utility for the CDSN project begins!

2009

CWQMC and the CDSN project get two new co-coordinators based out of Ridgway, Colorado. Work is begun on major enhancements to the CDSN project map, overseeing the transition of the database from STORET to WQX, redesigning the CWQMC and CDSN web sites, and furthering the mission of CWQMC. October - The CDSN project completes the major transition to the new AWQMS/WQX data management system. Several presentations follow.

2008

September - First Non-Point Source grant for the CDSN project is completed. October - CDSN receives a new 3-year Non-Point Source Grant

2007

CWQMC is re-engineered, and a new Charter is created to meet new our new goals.

2006

Outreach for the CDSN project begins.

2005

Colorado Watershed Network is chosen by CWQMC as the general administrative contractor for the CDSN project (web-based interactive map and STORET database). Gold Systems is chosen by CWQMC as a subcontractor.

2004

Submittal of a Non-Point Source grant proposal to collect, organize and upload Non-Point Source legacy data to STORET. December - Awarded Non-Point Source grant. The Non-Point Source grant and the 2003 EPA grant begin the work that became the Colorado Data Sharing Network (CDSN) project.

2003

Grant proposal submitted to EPA for the development of a web-based map displaying water quality sampling information in Colorado. December - Awarded $15,000 for the web-based map project.

2002 CWQMC website created. April - Second data swap for the South Platte River.

2001

January - First data swap providing an inventory of sampling activities throughout the Clear Creek watershed and a small section of the South Platte River.

2000

CWQMC was organized.