Contact info

Address

High Country Conservation Center 737 Ten Mile Dr Frisco CO 80443 PO Box 4506 Frisco CO 80443

Phone

(970) 668-5703

Email

info@highcountryconservation.org
Watering Rules

Watering your lawn just got a whole lot simpler. Why? Because local leaders all agreed to the same watering schedules. Follow these guidelines for a healthy, water-smart lawn.

  • If the last number in your address is even you can water on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
  • If the last number in your address is odd you can water Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.
  • Everyone should water overnight between the hours of 6pm – 9am. 

And remember, anyone who has a well is not allowed to irrigate without a Water Augmentation Plan. Scroll down for more details and FAQs.

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Efficient Irrigation

Use these tips to save water and money. Not ready to DIY? Work with a certified local professional.

Cycle & Soak

When sprinklers run for a long time, the soil can’t absorb all the water. It runs off onto streets, or even pools in the yard. To solve this problem, “cycle and soak” splits an irrigation system’s total runtime into multiple cycles. Cycling helps all that precious water soak deeper underground. The result? A healthy yard that better absorbs air and nutrients.

Seasonal Adjustments

As the seasons change from the heat of summer to the shorter days of fall, your yard won’t need as much water. Talk to your landscape professional and consider a Water Smart irrigation assessment to maintain a beautiful yard without wasting water – HC3 will even help cover the costs!

Get to know your water provider

While some homeowners have wells, most Summit County residents get their drinking water from one of 19 different water providers. Each system is unique, and many providers offer customer portals where you monitor your water use. No matter where you live, you can help protect our precious water resources.

Outdoor watering rules are mandatory year-round for the Town of Breckenridge’s water customers. Visit the TownOfBreckenridge.com for all of their water conservation initiatives. 

For details on the town’s four-phase water restriction system and their many conservation programs, FriscoGov.com.

The District provides drinking water to the Dillon Valley area and encourages conservation. Learn more at DillonValleyMetro.com.

The District provides water services to the Summit Cove area including Key West Farms, Summit Cove, Summerwood, Keystone West Ranch, Soda Creek, Swan Meadow Village, Meadow Wood, Whispering Pines and Snowberry. Learn more at EastDillonWD.colorado.gov.

The Town provides water to residents and businesses located within town limits. Visit DillonCO.gov for additional information.

The Town provides utility services to residents and businesses located within town and a small portion of surrounding communities. Visit Silverthorne.org for additional information.

This Special District provides water, sewer and other services to the Wildernest Subdivision. Visit bmmd.colorado.gov for additional information.

This Special District provides water, sewer and other services at Copper Mountain. Visit CopperMetro.org for additional information.

The District provides clean, quality drinking water and fire protection to the Keystone valley. Visit their website at SnakeRiverWater.Colorado.gov.

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