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Southwest Metropolitan Water and Sanitation District is honored to provide water distribution and wastewater collection services to 18,017 residences and businesses in western Arapahoe, eastern Jefferson, and northern Douglas Counties. The District appreciates the opportunity to communicate timely news and information about its services and related topics to citizens, builders, vendors, and other interested parties by use of this website.
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We also encourage you to attend the District's Board of Directors meetings held at 8:30 a.m. on the fourth Friday of each month at the District office, 8739 W. Coal Mine Ave.
District News Articles
WATER SAVER TIP: THE PROS AND CONS OF GARBAGE DISPOSALS
Garbage disposals are popular in homes because they are convenient; in many cases, plates can be cleaned off directly into the sink instead of the trash can. Many modern homes are built with a garbage disposal attached to the kitchen sink drain. They can be very advantageous when used properly, but improper use can lead to expensive repairs. In addition, they can use a lot of water, which costs you money.... Read more
NEW DISTRICT NEWSLETTER IS ON ITS WAY TO A MAILBOX NEAR YOU
The new issue of our quarterly print newsletter, Your Water August 2014, has just been mailed, and you should be receiving your copy shortly... Read more
COLORADO WATER FACTS
Just as Colorado’s topography varies from the towering Rocky Mountains in the west to the flat Eastern Plains, freshwater resources in Colorado fluctuate depending on location and elevation. Despite relatively abundant precipitation in the mountains of Colorado, most of the state is semi-arid and heavily dependent on annual snowmelt and runoff from the mountains to the plains, where a majority of the population resides and most of the state’s water is used... Read more
CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION IMPROVEMENTS TO BEGIN
Southwest Metropolitan has been busy planning two major capital improvement projects this summer. The first project on this year’s schedule was necessitated due to expansion in water service to an industrial facility in the Blakeland Industrial Park at Blakeland Dr. and Riverview Pkwy. (see map below) which has triggered a need to establish a looped water system within the industrial park. The Blakeland Water Loop project consists of the installation of 1,100 feet of 12-inch pipe to allow a dual water feed throughout the service area... Read more
NOTICE OF MEETING: RELATING TO THE INCREASE OF DISTRICT FEES, RATES, TOLLS, PENALTIES OR CHARGES FOR WATER AND SANITARY SEWER SERVICES
NOTICE OF MEETING RELATING TO THE INCREASE OF DISTRICT FEES, RATES, TOLLS, PENALTIES OR CHARGES FOR WATER AND SANITARY SEWER SERVICES SOUTHWEST METROPOLITAN WATER AND SANITATION DISTRICT ARAPAHOE, DOUGLAS AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES, COLORADO NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of the Southwest Metropolitan Water and Sanitation District(the “District”), Arapahoe, Douglas and Jefferson Counties, Colorado, will meet on Friday, August 22, 2014 at The District office located at 8739 W. Coal Mine Ave., Littleton, Colorado, 80123 at 8:30 a.m. At such meeting, the Board of the District will consider the increase of District fees, rates, tolls, penalties and/or charges related to water and sanitary sewer services. The Board will also take up such other business as may come before the Board. The meeting is open to the public. This notice is given by order of the Board of the District, and in accordance with Section 32-1-1001(2)(a), C.R.S. /s/ BOARD OF DIRECTORS SOUTHWEST METROPOLITAN WATER AND SANITATION DISTRICT... Read more