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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
REMEMBER – IT’S A TOILET, NOT A TRASHCAN! SOME THINGS JUST DON’T BELONG IN THE TOILET…
Toilets are only meant for one activity, and you know what we’re talking about! When the wrong thing is flushed, results can include costly backups on your own property or problems at your local wastewater treatment plant. That’s why it is so important to treat toilets properly and flush only your personal contributions to the local wastewater treatment plant. DON’T FLUSH ANY ITEMS LIKE:... Read more
COLORADO FOUNDATION FOR WATER EDUCATION
Created in 2002, the Colorado Foundation for Water Education (CFWE) is Colorado's only statewide non-profit, non-advocacy organization providing water resource information and education. The Foundation's mission is to help all Coloradans speak fluent water by providing balanced and accurate information and education. Its website contains a number of articles, links, and educational materials for teachers and students related to Colorado water resources... Read more
NOTICE OF MEETING TO CONSIDER INCREASE IN RATES
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to Section 32-1-1001(2)(a), C.R.S., to the customers of the Southwest Metropolitan Water and Sanitation District and all other interested persons that the Board of Directors of the Southwest Metropolitan Water and Sanitation District may consider adopting and/or increasing the District's water and wastewater service rates and other charges... Read more
REPORTING AN EMERGENCY
To report problems with water service, sewer service, or possible water leaks, please contact Southwest Metropolitan Water and Sanitation District at 303-979-2333 before calling a plumber or another contractor. ... Read more
BOARD OF DIRECTORS VOTE TO CHANGE DECEMBER BOARD MEETING DATE
The Platte Canyon and Southwest Metropolitan Water and Sanitation Districts’ Boards of Directors voted at the November 22nd Joint Board Meeting to change the date of the December Board Meeting from December 27, 2013 to December 20, 2013.... Read more
DISTRICT CAPITAL MASTER PLAN FOR 2014 - 2023
The Southwest Metropolitan Board of Directors recently approved a Capital Master Plan for 2014 - 2023. The purpose of the master plan is to itemize, prioritize and schedule water and wastewater facility expansion, rehabilitation and replacement projects to enhance the accuracy and effectiveness of budgeting and cash flow analysis. The Plan enables the District to be pro-active in confronting water and sewer system modifications and rehabilitation. The 2014 - 2023 Capital Master Plan proposes expenditure of... Read more
PLEASE CLEAR THE SNOW AWAY FROM FIRE HYDRANTS
With winter approaching, we would like to remind you to “adopt” the hydrant nearest to you and keep it clear of snow. Hydrants buried under mounds of snow are difficult to locate when firefighters need them most and when time is of the essence.... Read more
LITTLETON CITY COUNCIL APPROVES INCREASE IN SANITARY SEWER RATES
Littleton City Council approved on October 15, 2013, a two percent increase in sanitary sewer charges for 2014. Single family residential customers within the Platte Canyon Water and Sanitation District that are not within Littleton city limits will see their annual sewer bills rise $4.35 from $217.52 to $221.87. Those Platte Canyon customers that are located within city boundaries will see a $3.63 increase from $181.27 to $184.90. Residents of multi-family housing will experience an annual increase in sewer bills of $3.70 from $184.89 to $188.59. Commercial customers that are billed on an indoor water use basis will have their charges increase from $2.38 per 1,000 gallons to $2.43 per thousand gallons.... Read more
WATER RATES TO RISE IN 2014
The Denver Board of Water commissioners on September 25, approved an increase in water rates for meters read on or after January 1, 2014. The water consumption charges for Read and Bill customers, of Denver Water, which includes all Southwest Metropolitan Water and Sanitation District customers, will increase 4.6%, and the fixed monthly serve charge will increase 3.9% from $6.33 to $6.58... Read more