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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.
Please take a moment to navigate our website and let us know what you think. Your comments and questions may be sent to us by clicking the Contact Us tab located on the menu bar at the left side of the home page.
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.
The District office is scheduled to be closed the following dates:
Thursday, November 27
Friday, November 28
Wednesday, December 24
Thursday, December 25
Friday, December 26
New Year’s Day
Thursday, January 1, 2015
District News Articles
NEW DISTRICT NEWSLETTER IS ON ITS WAY TO A MAILBOX NEAR YOU
The new issue of our quarterly print newsletter, Your Water December 2014, has just been mailed, and you should be receiving your copy shortly... Read more
OUR OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
In observance of the holiday, our office will be closed November 27th and 28th. If you experience an emergency or would like to report an emergency situation during this period, please call our 24-hour emergency notification number at 303-979-2333 and press 5. We will reopen for normal business on December 2nd at 8:00 a.m.... Read more
TIME TO REPLACE YOUR WASHING MACHINE HOSES?
One of the most common causes of flood damage in the home is from ruptured washing machine hoses. If you haven’t checked the water supply hoses on your washer in the last 5 years, you should consider replacing them. A small investment of $20 to $30 will prevent costly damage to your home, as well as save you the cost of the water that can be lost through a failure of these hoses... Read more
BOARD APPROVES SERVICE FEE - EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 1ST
Following an extensive customer outreach and consideration of numerous cost saving and revenue enhancement alternatives, the Southwest Metropolitan Board of Directors voted unanimously to impose a service fee on all District customers beginning in December. The fee is based on the size of each customers water tap and will have most customers paying $1.00 per month. Customers with larger taps will pay more... 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
KIDS CORNER: THE WATER CYCLE
Run and get a glass of water and put it on the table next to you. Take a good long look at the water. Now -- can you guess how old it is? The water in your glass may have fallen from the sky as rain just last week, but the water itself has been around pretty much as long as the earth has! When the first fish crawled out of the ocean onto the land, your glass of water was part of that ocean. When the Brachiosaurus walked through lakes feeding on plants or drinking at water ponds, your glass of water was part of those lakes and ponds.... Read more
DID YOU REMEMBER TO WINTERIZE?
It’s the time of year in Colorado where the weather can go to daily extremes. Daytime temperatures can be the same as those in spring and summer months but at night the temperature can drop below freezing and feel like winter. This heating/freezing cycle can cause tremendous stress on your water pipes and, many homeowners unprepared for this time of year, face the expense and inconvenience of frozen and/or burst water pipes causing untold damage to their property and personal possessions. Make sure you’re not one of them by taking a few simple precautions.... Read more