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


Date:  Sunday, July 19, 2020 

Location: Pick -up location TBD

Time: 1:30p.m. to 3:30p.m.

Curbside rain barrel pick-up: 

  • July 18 8:30a.m. -10:30a.m.



  • $60 includes Rain Barrel and conversion kit 

  • $10 Education Only

Thank you to New Belgium Brewing for donating the barrels!


Free Rainwater Harvesting Information 

Partner Organizations

River Network

Watershed Management Group

Water Education Colorado 


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

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