Originally Posted by seriousracer
Rain water is spoken for?
In many areas of Colorado it's illegal to collect rainwater the idea being that it would diminish downstream flow, which is all owned. A few years ago this law was repealed in Boulder County where I live but only for residents of rural areas. It's still illegal to collect rainwater in my town.
After growing up in Minnesota and never more than 10 minutes from a lake, this has taken some getting used to.