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.
Colorado has long known its water use needs to shift. Experts say the time is now.
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.
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.
In the face of ongoing drought, nonprofit Water Education Colorado has tips to help you save some H20 on World Water Day—and every day.