Rainwater Harvesting

Simple Earthworks make rainwater harvesting legal in Colorado. I like to Plant the Rain first, and anything you plant from there will thrive. From Contour Swales to Sunken Basins, Curb Cuts to French Drains. These simple rainwater management solutions can help mitigate the damage from drought and floods. They can support healthy Orchards or Annual Flower Gardens.

Residential front yard with basement flooding problem

Shaping the Earth for Bioretention to increase rainwater infiltration

Earthworks prevent flooding and increase resilience during drought

With the passage of the Rainbarrel Bill (HB16-1005), Homeowners can now Barrels to store rainwater for use in your garden. Here are some examples of Rainbarrels that we have installed throughout the years.

Simple Recycled Rainbarrel

Repurposed Rainbarrel for garden irrigation