Water Efficiency Classes and Seminars

The City of Brighton is committed to using water efficiently and we cannot do it without you, our residents! We are partnering with local entities that specialize in all things water conservation to bring the expert knowledge and top notch education to Brighton citizens. Check out our upcoming water efficiency seminars and workshops below and sign up for your spot today!

Resource Central's Water-Wise Landscape Seminar

Brought RC logoto you by Resource Central in partnership with the City of Brighton, Water-Wise Landscape Seminars are expert-led, free and open to the public. So, whether you are a budding gardener or a seasoned pro, jump start your garden by learning about Xeriscape and other sustainable landscape practices. 

Topic: The Basics of Xeriscape

Date/Time: Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 6-8 pm

Location: Brighton Recreation Center - 555 N. 11th Avenue Brighton, CO 80601

Speaker: Eric Hammond of CSU Extension - Adams County

Description: Join us and learn the principles of Xeriscape and how to apply them to your landscape! This class will explore the "how to’s" of conserving water while creating a functional and attractive outdoor space. Horticulturist expert, Eric Hammond of CSU Extension - Adams County, will discuss water-wise plant varieties, irrigating your landscape efficiently, cutting edge irrigation technology, and ways to modify existing landscapes to cut back on water use. Whether you have a small, backyard project or are doing drastic renovations, this class will focus on practical DIY solutions to everyday challenges in the landscape. Join us for an evening of empowering tips and tricks to improve your outdoor space and save water!

Registration: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=fmphqbdab&oeidk=a07ef2yes9t80c01215

Event Info : https://resourcecentral.org/event/brighton-april-12/

Anythink Brighton's Outdoor Water Efficiency Workshop

Image result for anythink library BrightonDo you love your landscape, but are looking for ways to reduce the time, energy and water that go into maintaining it? Look no further than this program at the Anythink Brighton Library! The City of Brighton is partnering up with the Anything Brighton Library to bring Brighton residents a workshop on outdoor water efficiency. This program, titled "Xeriscaping: Go With the Flow," will dig into the 7 Xeriscape principles and how to realistically apply these to your yard to reduce your water use yet also cultivate a healthy, beautiful landscape to enjoy. Registration is suggested, but not required.

Topic: Xeriscaping: Go With the Flow

Date/Time: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from 6-7 pm

Location: Anythink Brighton Library- 327 E Bridge St, Brighton, CO 80601

Speaker: Morgan Hopkins-Crawley, City of Brighton Utilities Program Coordinator

Description: Get water-wise in your landscaping this summer! Learn about essential Xeriscape principles and gain tips for improving your water efficiency. 

Registration: https://www.anythinklibraries.org/events/xeriscaping-go-flow

Event Info:  https://www.facebook.com/events/560539167650581/ 

Anythink Brighton's Water Wise Workshop

Not many people looImage result for anythink library Brightonk forward to getting bills, but most of us enjoy learning various ways to reduce the amount of those bills! Join our Utilities Program Coordinator, Morgan Hopkins-Crawley, at the Anythink Brighton Library as she discusses ways to reduce water waste in your home to help benefit your budget and our local environment. Following the program, we will host a showerhead exchange, during which attendees may bring up to two old showerheads in exchange for an indoor water conservation kit. Indoor water conservation kits include an EPA WaterSense labeled showerhead, one kitchen faucet aerator, two bathroom faucet aerators, and toilet tank leak detecting tablets. Available while supplies last. Event flyer

Topic: Water Wise: Ways to Save H2O in Your Home

Date/Time: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 from 6-7:30 pm

Location: Anythink Brighton Library- 327 E Bridge St, Brighton, CO 80601

Speaker: Morgan Hopkins-Crawley, City of Brighton Utilities Program Coordinator

Description: Reduce your water bill by learning way to reduce water waste in your home.

Event and Registration Info:  https://www.anythinklibraries.org/events/water-wise-ways-save-h2o-your-home 

City of Brighton + CSU Extension Adams County = Smart Irrigation Month Seminar

Image result for smart irrigation month 2018Image result for csu extension adams countySmart Irrigation Month, celebrated in July, is an Irrigation Association public awareness campaign to promote efficient water use, specifically as it relates to irrigation technologies, products, and services. To further this initiative, the City of Brighton is teaming up with the Colorado State University (CSU) Extension Service- Adams County to bring a smart irrigation seminar to Brighton residents. This seminar will focus on irrigation- routine system checks, coverage & uniformity, irrigation technologies, installation and maintenance of drip systems, and plant-water demands. Great info, giveaways, and hands-on demos- Water you waiting for? Don't miss out on this event!

Topic: Irrigation Efficiency

Date/Time: Thursday, July 12, 2018 from 6-7 pm

Location: Eagle View Adult Center- 1150 Prairie Center Parkway Brighton CO 80601

Speaker: Eric Hammond of CSU Extension - Adams County

Description: Learn about all things smart irrigation- technologies, scheduling, equipment + much more! Great for homeowners eager to improve their irrigation systems and reduce outdoor water usage. 

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/smart-irrigation-seminar-city-of-brighton-csu-extension-adams-county-tickets-46342377298