Water22 aims to save Colorado water statewide

Green Mountain Reservoir

Colorado’s residents are being asked to make a pledge — a pledge that can make a significant difference in the state.

The pledge is to save just 22 gallons of water a day as part of the Water22 initiative.

22 gallons a day adds up, especially if everyone participates.

According to the Water22 website:

There are easy actions you can take to keep our water clean and save 22 gallons or more every day. That adds up to over 8,000 gallons of savings per year. If every Coloradan does their part, we can save close to 48 billion gallons. That’s almost 150,000 acre-feet, or the size of Horsetooth Reservoir in Fort Collins or Green Mountain Reservoir near Kremmling!

The site lists 22 ways to save water — advice that’s good for all water users in the West.

Image: Heeney, Colorado, a census-designated place in Summit County that lies along the western shore of Green Mountain Reservoir. Jeffrey Beall, June 2021, Wikimedia Commons.

Deborah

Since 1995, Deborah has owned and operated LegalTech LLC with a focus on water rights. Before moving to Arizona in 1986, she worked as a quality control analyst for Honeywell and in commercial real estate, both in Texas. She learned about Arizona's water rights from the late and great attorney Michael Brophy of Ryley, Carlock & Applewhite. Her side interests are writing (and reading), Wordpress programming and much more.

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