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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
DON’T GET SPOOKED BY HIGH WATER BILLS THIS HALLOWEEN
Does your toilet sound like it’s flushing itself? No, it’s not haunted, you most probably have a flapper problem that causes your toilet to release water all on its own. And that ghostly running toilet can add up to a big waste of water in your home and is one of the leading things that will drive your water bill higher and higher. WaterSense - a partnership program with the Environmental Protection Agency - estimates that household drips and leaking toilets waste up to 1 trillion gallons of water every year nationwide. That’s enough water to fill nearly 12 Dillon Reservoirs - Denver Water’s largest body of water... Read more
DISTRICT CREWS AVAILABLE 24/7, 365 DAYS PER YEAR FOR EMERGENCIES
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. After hours emergency calls are automatically directed to an on-call maintenance operations employee who will promptly return your call.... Read more
COLD WEATHER IS COMING - IS YOUR HOME READY?
The same natural forces that trigger cold-weather breaks in Southwest Metropolitan’s underground water mains can cause pipes to burst in your own plumbing systems. Here are some tips to help you prepare before an emergency happens... Read more
ROOT CUTTING ACTIVITIES AN IMPORTANT PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE TASK
A routine activity Southwest Metropolitan operations personnel perform is removing roots from sanitary sewer mains. While root cutting is scheduled each month, the majority of the root cutting activities take place beginning in October and continues through the end of March each year.... Read more
FALL CAPITAL REHABILITATION CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY
Last month saw the start of the Dutch Creek Sewer Interceptor Rehabilitation. This project is the sixth and final phase of the multi-year program to rehabilitate all concrete interceptor sewers -- those sewer pipes larger than 15-inches in diameter located within the District that have been degraded by hydrogen sulfide gas corrosion. Interceptor sewers collect and transport wastewater from Southwest Metropolitan, Platte Canyon, Grant, Ken Caryl, Meadowbrook-Fairview and Columbine Water and Sanitation Districts and portions of the City of Littleton to the Littleton-Englewood Wastewater Treatment Plant. To date, the C-line, D-line, and A-line and B-line interceptors have been lined using a cured-in-place (CIPP) rehabilitation process. This phase of the project began August 22... Read more