Water Education

Northern Water offers an array of educational services and resources. We can make presentations to your school or organization on a variety of water topics ranging from the history of the Colorado-Big Thompson and Windy Gap projects to future water projects and water conservation tips. If you have further questions after browsing this area, please contact Zach Allen by e-mail (zallen@northernwater.org) or phone 970-622-2239.

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efforts include presentations to groups of all ages.

Teacher Information

Northern Water offers a variety of water-related materials and resources for educators. These include speakers for in-class presentations, audio-visual programs and publications and brochures about water. Learn more»

Water Conservation

Northern Water’s conservation programs help thousands of water users of all types – from farmers and landscapers to cities and homeowners – conserve water. Learn more»

Water Facts

Find out how much a gallon of water weighs, how much water it takes to flush a toilet, how much water each person in Northern Colorado uses and other interesting water facts. Learn more»


Northern Water staff are available to give presentations to schools and other local organizations upon request. The presentations can be tailored to a specific schedule, interest or concern. Learn more»

Colorado-Big Thompson Project Interpretive Area

The Colorado-Big Thompson Project Interpretive Area is a replica of the C-BT Project, encompassing 12 reservoirs and the Alva B. Adams Tunnel. It is located in the backyard of Northern Water's Berthoud headquarters. Learn more»