Conserving Water

One Drop at a Time

Water conservation is becoming increasingly important in Colorado.  At Headwaters Institute, we provide education and training that empowers you to conserve water utilizing rainwater harvesting. Join us as we conserve water one drop at a time. 

Let's pool our conservation efforts and keep more water in our rivers! 


Introduction to Rainwater Harvesting 

Learn how you can use rainwater to water your garden or plants at home. Rainwater harvesting is an easy way to conserve water and to utilize this free resource! 

Rain Barrel Workshops

Rain Barrel workshops are the perfect way to take the next step in rainwater harvesting at your home. You will receive an introduction to rainwater harvesting, instructions on how to install your rain barrel at home, then be able to paint  your barrel in a fun atmosphere. 

Rain Garden Workshops

Learn how to create your own rain garden oasis! Rain gardens are beautiful gardens, full of native plants, that are watered only with the rain. During this workshop we will cover design, sizing, and plant choice to conserve water and save money on your water bill!

Upcoming Workshops and Classes in 2020

Rain Barrel 101 Webinar



Location: Pick -up location TBD

Time: TBD

Curbside rain barrel pick-up: 

  • TBD



  • $65 includes Rain Barrel and conversion kit 

  • $10 Education Only

Coming Soon

On-Demand Classes
Rain Barrel 
Rain Garden

Partner Organizations

River Network

Watershed Management Group

Water Education Colorado 


Rainwater Harvesting 

Front Range Water Programs and Rebates

You may be available for a rebate and water conservation programs and not even know it! Click on your water provider below to see what programs are available in your area.


(If you do not see your water provider, check back soon as additional water providers are being updated) 

Headwaters Institute / 19 Old Town Square, Ste 238, Fort Collins, CO 80524

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