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 a small step...


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 for the year....


Colorado Rain Barrel Law 2016

Thoughtful and open-minded Colorado legislators are at it again: using logic and reason against emotion. They want a rain barrel law allowing rooftop water collection in suburbia. Last year, a similar bill failed due to neglect. In a procedural maneuver conservatives let the bill die by failing to consider...