Water Conservation


If you are a Carbondale resident, stop by the Carbondale Library, Town Hall or CORE’s office in the Third St. Center for a FREE water conservation toolkit, including a faucet aerator, a low-flow shower head and a water conservation brochure (click here for English and Spanish). More information, call CORE at (970) 963-1090.

CORE and the Town of Carbondale are launching a new water conservation program. Stay tuned for free water-saving devices! In the mean time, please enjoy the following tips:

Top tips:

Repair Leaky Toilets & Faucets

Replace & Retrofit appliances

Don’t water between 10am-6pm

Use timers for your lawn & garden (see below)

Denver Water runs a “Use Only What You Need” program. Check out their images below, and go to their site to see tips and sign up for seasonal savings ideas.

Roaring Fork Conservancy is also running a complete drought page in the summer of 2010 with information on conservation, river monitoring, weekly stream flow data and water leasing. See their detailed tips here.