Erica Dornberger, an 8th grader at Aurora Quest, took 3rd place in the Water ’22 Student Showcase.
Rain barrels have been legal in Colorado since 2016. They’re not going to save you tons of money, but the water you save is priceless.
The Water22 pledge has 22 ways for every Coloradan to save 22 gallons of water every day.
Polis pointed to drought conditions in the Southwest, devastating weather and climate events, as well as increasing demand as population grows, as factors that have strained Colorado’s water supply.
By Nathan Deal, Nathan.Deal@gjsentinel.com, The Daily Sentinel The American West is in the midst of an ongoing water crisis. Sara
The lessons are educating her students in water use and how to conserve and protect the state’s water future.
Autumn Rivera is a middle school teacher at Glenwood Springs Middle School and was named Colorado Teacher of the Year and her mission is to promote water conservation in the classroom and inspire students on environmental issues such as our state’s water issue.
The Western Slope is no stranger to drought. It’s a fight Coloradans have been waging for years. Last summer, the Grand Valley turned tomato red on the map, classified as in extreme or exceptional drought, but Andrea Lopez of Ute Water says some reservoirs are slowly filling back up.
World Water Day, celebrated this year on March 22, is an opportunity to highlight challenges to global access to clean, safe water, as well as risks to water sustainability in Colorado.