Accessibility Statement

Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

Measures to support accessibility

Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of RBWCD:

  • Appoint an accessibility officer and/or ombudsperson.
  • We have hired a Web Accessibility Developer to manage our website and keep it compliant with Section 508

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. RBWCD is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.

Additional accessibility considerations

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA.

As a government entity, RBWCD is fully conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA and Section 508. Fully conformant means that the content fully conforms to the accessibility standard without any exceptions outside of third-party software or applications.

Feedback

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of RBWCD. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on RBWCD:

We try to respond to feedback within .

Technical specifications

Accessibility of RBWCD relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • WAI-ARIA
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure the accessibility of RBWCD, there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for RBWCD:

  • Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS): Third-party Video because We have no control over the content of the video. We have let them know.

Assessment approach

Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District assessed the accessibility of RBWCD by the following approaches:

  • External evaluation

Evaluation report

An evaluation report for RBWCD is available at Accessibility Conformance Report.

Formal approval of this accessibility statement

This Accessibility Statement is approved by:

Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District HR Department

Formal complaints

Please submit any compliance issues to blambros@rioblancowcd.org and we will look into them and give you a reply within 48 hours.


This statement was created on 01 January 2021