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Beauty from Ashes


Just three short weeks before the 2012 Waldo Canyon Fire, Gloria Horne moved into her new home in Mountain Shadows. Little did she know on June 23rd she would be moving again, but this time into the Red Cross Shelter. Shortly after the fire,…


Water Returns formed a partnership with Colorado State University Extension to create a special package of training and on-site Assessment, Planning and Implementation services for those impacted by the fire. So, we were excited when Gloria contacted us for help. Her determination to not just restore, but…


Make the landscape more water-wise and less vulnerable to fire and flood matched our philosophy and goals perfectly. In working with Gloria we learned this service approach to be useful for owners throughout the Pikes Peak Region. So, selecting her landscape as our inaugural Featured Project was an easy choice, as it demonstrates…


The unique scope of cost-effective services we offer our clients and provides the opportunity to impart some helpful information about the Assessment, Planning and Implementation process, as explained further in the following resources:


Project Overview Video  

Site Analysis

Use Analysis

Design Development

Contractor Relations\

Stages of Installation/Modification

Continuum of Service Options

Project Oversight


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