Water Conservation

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Drought occurs in virtually all climate zones and is a normal, recurring aspect of climate. For Grand County, a drought is a condition of insufficient water supply caused by a deficit in precipitation and/or extensive trans‐basin diversions. The Drought Preparedness Plan includes recommendations to establish water conservation measures that should be in place at all times to help ensure water demands are met while also encouraging efficient water use throughout the County.

Routine Water Conservation – These are best management practices, activities and programs that help ensure water is used efficiently and appropriately at all times.

Drought Preparedness Program Elements ‐ These are recommendations for water use during different levels of drought.

Water Savings Resource Guide - As a headwater community we need to be advocates for more water-efficient land-use practices. We need to be at the forefront of water conservation.

Colorado State University - Extension Fact Sheets - Up to date drought related resources from CSU Extension and partnering agencies.