Kevin . ReinState Engineer's Office - Colorado Division of Water Resources
Kevin Rein, P.E.,
is a Denver native and graduated from Colorado State University in 1981 with a degree in civil engineering, with an emphasis in water resources. He has worked for the Division of Water Resources since 1998 and was appointed to the position of state engineer and director of the Division of Water Resources in July 2017. Mr. Rein directs the performance of the Division's responsibilities, which include administration of water rights in Colorado, issuing well permits, performing administrative approvals for water use, administering programs that ensure the safety of dams and the safe construction of water wells, and providing information and education resources to the public.