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Publications and Brochures

Bow Mar Water and Sanitation District has the following brochures available upon request at no charge:

Xeriscape

Xeriscape BrochureSave Our Shade - A Guide to Tree Care in Dry Climates
At Home With Xeriscape
Beautiful By Design - Four Plans for Slopes
Beautiful By Design - Xeriscape on a Budget
Beautiful By Design - Three Plans for Year-Round Beauty
Beautiful By Design - Three Plans for Low-Maintenance Yards
Beautiful By Design - Three Plans for a Plant Select Garden
Colorado Front Range Xeriscape Plant List
Great Grasses
How to Xeriscape
The Right Grass in the Right Place
Water Conserving Grasses:  For Front Range Landscaping

Water Irrigation

All You Need…To Use “ET”
Great Systems
Planning an Irrigation System?

 

The following books are available at the District office at a nominal charge of $6.00 per book:

Xeriscape Maintenance Journal, Evidence of Care, Vol. II, published by Colorado Water Wise Council. This journal has 56 pages of color photos, monthly checklist of garden tasks, ample room for garden notes each month, generic calendar useful for the year of your choice, storage pocket for receipts or photos, authoritative advice on how to maintain your Xeriscape.

 

Xeriscape Brochure - Vol. IIIXeriscape Maintenance Journal, Evidence of Care, Vol. III, published by Colorado Water Wise Council.  Third in a series of journals on caring for your Xeriscape.  All-new information is covered each month.  Also new is a section for placing photos of your garden.  Each Journal photo is captioned with the plan name(s) on the photo credit page.  This issue continues with a generic calendar, monthly task list, storage pocket and note space each month.  A great gift for any garden enthusiast.

 

Xeriscape Maintenance Journal Vol. IVXeriscape Maintenance Journal, Evidence of Care, Vol. IV, is a beautiful full color booklet that provides a wealth of information on Xeriscape plant materials and Xeriscape landscaping techniques and practices.  It not only tells you what to do and when to do it, it tells you how to do it as well.  This publication is a must for anyone that likes to spend time in the garden.

 

 

 The following books are available at the District office at a charge of $8.00 per book:

Water ConservationCitizens Guide to Colorado Water Conservation, prepared by the Colorado Foundation for Water Education.  This Citizens Guide looks at the current water conservation technologies, incentive programs, regulations and policies promoting efficient water use in Colorado.  Not a "how-to" book, but a reference for those who need a balanced overview of the opportunities and challenges for water conservation in Colorado today. 2004, soft cover, full color, 33 pages, 8.5" x 11".

 

Xeriscape BrochureCitizens Guide to Colorado Water Heritage, prepared by the Colorado Foundation for Water Education.  This book draws together the expertise of six prominent historians and scholars from throughout Colorado and the West to explore how water shaped Colorado culture, history and identity. Discover Native American, Hispano and Anglo contributions to our water heritage.  Important background reading for those interested in water resource issues, as well as a valuable teaching aid for the classroom. 2004, soft cover, full color, 33 pages, 8.5" x 11".

 

Water LawCitizens Guide to Colorado Water Law, prepared by the Colorado Foundation for Water Education.  This useful desk reference, authored by Justice Gregory Hobbs Jr, explores the basics of Colorado water law, how it has developed, and how it is applied today.  Readers can learn more about surface and ground water allocation and regulation, understand concepts such as interstate compacts, or read about how a "call" for water works. 2004, soft cover, full color, 33 pages, 8.5" x 11".

 

Water Qaulity ProtectionCitizens Guide to Colorado Water Quality Protection, prepared by the Colorado Foundation for Water Education.  Curious as to how the state decides what rivers are healthy for fish, or what lakes are safe for swimming?  This desk reference, authored by Paul D. Frohardt of the Colorado Water Quality Control Commission, tackles the complex system of water quality laws and regulations.  From the headwaters to the plains, this guide helps explain the risks and investigates the solutions to our water quality problems. 2003, soft cover, full color, 33 pages, 8.5" x 11".

To request a brochure or purchase any of the books listed on this page, please contact Alyssa Quinn at 303-979-2333.

 

 

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