Posts Tagged ‘Colorado’

Colorado makes it legal for homeowners to harvest rainwater

June 11, 2009

In the eyes of the law, Karl Hanzel was a water thief. Colorado homeowners who captured and stored water that fell onto their own roofs were considered to be stealing because that water technically belonged to the owners of streams and aquifers beneath the homeowners’ properties. If caught, they faced fines up to $500 a day.

Article here.