From rivers and streams to the snow covered peaks where it all originates, water is the lifeblood of our community. It's important we are good stewards of this precious resource.
The snow that falls in the Colorado Rockies not only provides water to 5 million Coloradans, but also to people living in 18 other states.
In Breckenridge, we pride ourselves on being good stewards of our environment. That means protecting our waterways and the livelihoods that depend on it.
Tame the tap indoors
Small individual actions lead to a large collective impact. Do your part to Tame the Tap.
Businesses can show their commitment to sustainability by preserving water. Save money and energy by protecting local watersheds.
The Town works with the community to ensure conservation measures are upheld. To avoid fines, ensure you use proper conservation techniques.
Each person uses about 125 gallons of water a day.
Reduce Your Use
Wash only full loads of laundry and dishes
Turn off the water when brushing, shaving, and lathering
Invest in low flow fixtures, HC3 offers rebates!
A low flow showerhead can save over a gallon of water per minute in the shower
Leaks can be costly and waste a lot of water, check for leaks with these tips
Nearly 50% of water applied to the landscape is wasted.
Only water when needed, don't turn on the sprinkler in the rain!
Use a rainfall or moisture sensor to avoid overwatering
Water during the cool morning hours to reduce evaporation from the sun
Garden With Care
Want your commercial restaurant to save water, energy, and time?
High efficiency Pre-Rinse Spray Valves clean better, save time, water and energy
Look for WaterSense labels on toilets and other appliances
Achieve Sustainable Business Certification
High Country Conservation offers a business certification program to help businesses save water, energy, and reduce waste
Join the thousands of households and businesses using WaterSmart to make smart water use choices.
Users can pay their bills online, see how much water they use, and discover opportunities for savings!