Water Efficiency

Northern Water provides water conservation information to the general public, landscapers, municipalities, agricultural users and Northern Water allottees. Water conservation is an integral part of Northern Water’s management strategy and long-range planning to encourage wise water use and stewardship. Northern Water welcomes input and inquiries about its water conservation activities.

Northern Water launching new water-efficient landscape grant program 
As part of our Water Efficiency Program, Northern Water is eagerly launching the Collaborative Water-Efficient Landscape Grant Program to promote water-efficient, Colorado climate-friendly landscapes, and to broaden our education and outreach efforts. This Northern Water grant program fact sheet can provide you with more details. And for those interested in applying, here is a grant application form

Northern Water's Winter Water Efficiency Stakeholder Meeting set for Jan. 15 
Northern Water allottees and other water efficiency partners within our delivery area are invited to join us on Jan. 15 in Berthoud. The 2019 Winter Water Efficiency Stakeholder Meeting – which will take place at Northern Water’s headquarters (220 Water Ave. in Berthoud), and run from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. – serves as an opportunity for all to learn and share innovative tools, techniques and policies needed for identifying, structuring and financing efficiency projects. Learn more here

Conservation Gardens at Northern WaterConservation Gardens
The Conservation Gardens at Northern Water’s headquarters in Berthoud, CO demonstrate “Colorado friendly” landscaping.

Conserve Colorado Water

Join the "Colorado Water: Live Like You Love It" movement by learning about where our water comes from, who uses it and how you can help conserve it. Learn more»

Weather & Evapotranspiration Information

Build custom weather data graphs and charts from data collected from Northern Water’s 20 weather stations in Northern Colorado on the Weather and Evapotranspiration Data page. Select weather parameters to visually display on the Northern Water Weather Map. Learn more» 

Home & Garden Conservation

Learn how to save water inside your home and on your lawn and garden by properly preparing the soil, choosing the right plants and grasses and using water efficiently. Learn more» 

Conservation Gardens at Northern Water

Visit the award-winning Conservation Gardens at Northern Water, discover efficient irrigation methods and see more than 700 “Colorado friendly” plants, grasses and shrubs. Learn more»

Landscape Industry Conservation

Keep abreast of landscape industry water conservation standards and learn about current resources and training and annual events including the Conservation Gardens Fair and Fall Field Day. Learn more»