Water Conservation Information 

Colorado Water Provider Sites
Water provider sites are a useful source of information on local water rates, conservation measures and incentives, landscape and watering information including local ordinances, restrictions and Xeriscape™ principals. These sites also provide information on rebates and programs available for Water customers. 

Denver Water
Aurora Water
City of Boulder Utilities Division
City of Brighton
City of Broomfield
Town of Castle Rock
Centennial Sanitation and Water
Colorado Springs Utilities
City of Durango
Town of Erie
City of Fountain
City of Ft. Collins
City of Grand Junction
City of Greeley
City of Lakewood
City of Longmont
City of Loveland
City of Steamboat Springs
City of Thornton
City of Westminster

Conservation and Conservancy Districts

Conservancy districts provide useful information on conservation measures, research, and policy. Often these website also include conservation and weather information for agricultural users as well.

The Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District

Northern Water

Eagle River Water & Sanitation District

Colorado River Water Conservation District - Chartered by the Colorado General Assembly in 1937 to be "the appropriate agency for the conservation, use and development of the water resources of the Colorado River and its principal tributaries in Colorado." Provides interactive maps, stream gauges and weather reports.

General Information

Earth 911 - A list of simple ways you can take action and conserve water, both inside and outside our home.

EPA WaterSense ™ – Efficiency Made Easy. WaterSense™ is a voluntary partnership program sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Its mission is to protect the future of our nation's water supply by promoting and enhancing the market for water-efficient products and services.

Get Wise Water - Learn ways to conserve water and energy, find links to local resources and well-designed products. Download classroom materials and find state and federal organizations to enhance your educational programs.

Project Wet - An award-winning, nonprofit water education program and publisher. The program facilitates and promotes awareness, appreciation, knowledge, and stewardship of water resources through the dissemination of classroom-ready teaching aids and the establishment of internationally sponsored Project WET programs. Also houses Water; Use It Wisely, a monthly planner, 100 ways to save water.

Water Education Colorado - Water Education Colorado is Colorado's only statewide non-profit, non-advocacy organization providing water resource information and education.

The Water Information Program - A public information program sponsored by the water districts, organizations and agencies in the San Juan and Dolores watersheds of Southwestern Colorado.

Alliance for Water Efficiency - Dedicated to the efficient and sustainable use of water. The Alliance serves as a North American advocate for water efficient products and programs, and provides information and assistance on water conservation efforts.

Western Resource Advocates – The policy and science of water conservation in western water management.

Government Agencies

The Colorado Water Conservation Board Water - The Office of Water Conservation and Drought Planning promotes water use efficiency while providing public information and technical and financial assistance for water conservation planning.

United States Bureau of Reclamation - The largest wholesaler of water in the country; delivering water to more than 31 million people and providing one out of five Western farmers (140,000) with irrigation water for 10 million acres of farmland that produce 60% of the nation's vegetables and 25% of its fruits and nuts.

Water Conservation in the Home

The Water Efficiency Clearing House - Information provided by the American Water Works Association.

Advanced Water Filters - Whole House Water Filtration Systems

Water Conservation in the Landscape

Green Industries of Colorado (GreenCO) - Informational Fact Sheets and "How-To" Educational Videos 

Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado - This website provides a search engine for locating landscapers. The site also provides useful information about ALCC members and the Colorado landscape industry.  They are the the experts who design and build beautiful outdoor spaces.

CSU Cooperative Extension - Your front door to the research, information and
expertise of your land-grant university.

Water Conservation in Agriculture

Irrigation fact sheets from Colorado State University

Irrigation Ditches and Their Management

Best Management Practices

Green Industries of Colorado  GreenCO members are committed to water conservation and industry-wide best management practices (BMP's) as a way of doing business.

Metro Mayors Caucus  Best Management Practices (BMPs) were compiled by municipal staff, water providers, landscape and irrigation contractors, environmental consultants and others working through the Metro Mayors Caucus and Colorado WaterWise Council.

Beyond Colorado

The California Urban Water Conservation Council  The Council's goal is to integrate urban water conservation Best Management Practices into the planning and management of California's water resources.

The Water Conservation Garden  Promoting water conservation in the Southern California landscape through excellent exhibits and programs.

Southern Nevada Water Authority Conservation – Provides water savings tips and information on efficient landscaping including resources to design your own landscape.

New Mexico Water Conservation Program  Provides information about education and public information; technical assistance, research and demonstration; and policy development.

Utah Water Conservation – Provides tips, native plant list, watering guide and more.

Water Industry Associations

American Water Resources Association  Promotes understanding of water resources and related issues by providing a multidisciplinary forum for education, professional development and information.

Alliance for Water Efficiency - Promotes water conservation and provides tools to water conservation professionals.

American Water Works Association – Provides knowledge, information and advocacy to improve the quality and supply of water in North America and beyond.

Irrigation Association – Promotes efficient irrigation through professional training and certification.

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