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Colorado Rain Barrels Now Legal

Colorado Rain Barrels Legal – At last, the Republican-controlled Colorado congress has passed a Rain Barrel Bill making it legal for residents to collect rainwater runoff from their rooftops. On May 12, 2016, Governor John Hickenlooper signed the bill into law. The new law is only...

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Sonnenberg Blocks Colorado Rain Barrel Law Again

Senator Jerry Sonnenberg, a Republican from Sterling, is the chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee. Once again, he has tabled the latest version of the Colorado Rain Barrel Law. Unless he allows a vote on the bill during the current session, the bill will be dead...

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Colorado Rainwater

In Colorado, collecting rainwater from the roof of a residence is illegal. According to the University of Denver Water Law Review, Colorado is one of the last holdouts in the West opposing residential rainwater collection. In New Mexico, Arizona and Texas, not only are rainwater collection...

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