Outdoor Sprinklers

Outdoor Sprinkler Inspections for Your Home

Slow the Flow offers water-saving in-ground sprinkler inspections for your residential property. Through our partnership with over 25 water providers across Colorado’s Front Range, Slow the Flow Sprinkler inspections are available for free to qualifying residents. Participants schedule an appointment to meet with a trained water conservation specialist at their home and learn how to save water and money while keeping their lawn healthy and green!

REQUEST AN INSPECTIONClick here to register online or call 303.999.3824

If you are a resident of the City of Aspen, click here to learn more about the programs you may qualify for.

The service usually takes 90 minutes and involves a visual inspection, data collection, and in-depth evaluation. Our water conservation specialists will deliver a clear and actionable list of suggestions to reduce water use and runoff at each property, while keeping landscapes and lawns healthy.

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Three Steps to Water Savings:

  1. Is Your Home Eligible for a Free Inspection?

    Check your eligibility to find out if you qualify for a Slow the Flow Outdoor Inspection. Once your eligibility is confirmed, locate your water account number (listed on water bill statements).

  2. Request a Inspection

    Request an appointment by signing-up here, or by calling 303.999.3824 to speak with a scheduler directly.

  3. Schedule Your Slow the Flow Inspection

    Choose the date and time most convenient for you and we will send you an appointment confirmation. If scheduling is not yet open, you can request to be contacted for the first available appointment by emailing

REQUEST A INSPECTIONClick here to register online or call 303.999.3824

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How long will it take?

The entire process will take about an hour and a half; you will need to be outside with the technician for the first and last 15 minutes of the appointment.

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When can I get a inspection?

Slow the Flow sprinkler inspections are conducted from June until August annually. Most appointments are scheduled during the week, but evening and weekend appointments are available by request. Space in each city is limited, so register early to ensure your spot for the coming summer.

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Who is the conservation specialist?

Our team of trained conservation specialists from the Center for ReSource Conservation perform Slow the Flow Inspections.

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What does an outdoor irrigation inspection involve?

A Slow the Flow sprinkler consultation includes:

  • A visual inspection to pinpoint problems in your sprinkler system
  • Tests to measure precipitation rates—how much water is coming out of sprinkler system
  • Tests to determine distribution uniformity—how evenly the water is covering the intended area
  • Soil sample to determine root depth and soil type

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What happens after the inspection?

You will receive a customized watering schedule as well as recommendations and tips to make your sprinkler system more effective and efficient.

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