Water

save our snow sliderSummit County is home to the Blue River, a headwaters region for the mighty Colorado River. Located in the High Rockies, this watershed plays a critical role for the health and vibrancy of a major river basin in the western United States. Not only does water from Summit County, located west of the Continental Divide, make it to the Pacific Ocean, but also to the Gulf of Mexico through trans-mountain diversion projects. All of this makes the Blue River Watershed a critical player in water health and availability. Read on to learn more about water in our community.

Water Conservation and Efficiency
Blue River Watershed
Water and Soil
Water and Recycling

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