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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:

 

Christmas

Wednesday, December 24

Thursday, December 25

Friday, December 26

 

New Year’s Day

Thursday, January 1, 2015

District News Articles

12/19/2014
  OUR OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY

Happy Holidays! In observance of the Christmas holiday, our office will be closed December 24th, 25th and 26th. 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 29th at 8:00 a.m.... Read more

12/19/2014
  NEW CONSTRUCTION WATER & SEWER TAP FEE INCREASE

Southwest Metropolitan’s Board of Directors recently adopted a revised tap fee schedule which becomes effective January 1, 2015. The move was deemed necessary by the Board in light of depletion of the District’s capital reserves, the significant reduction in operating revenues, and the aging of District infrastructure... Read more

12/12/2014
  BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE FOR 2015

The Southwest Metropolitan Water and Sanitation District Board of Directors has established the following schedule for Board meetings in 2015. ... Read more

12/10/2014
  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

12/5/2014
  DISTRICT CAPITAL MASTER PLAN FOR 2015 - 2024

The Southwest Metropolitan Board of Directors recently approved a Capital Master Plan for 2015 - 2024. 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 2015 - 2024 Capital Master Plan proposes expenditure of $4,717,329 during the entire 10-year planning period... Read more

11/28/2014
  WHY DO WE KEEP TALKING ABOUT FATS, OILS, GREASE (FOG)?

ANSWER: Nearly 90% of all sewage overflows nationwide are caused by homeowners who improperly dispose of everyday fats, oils and grease (FOG). These overflows are not just public health issues, but can result in serious damage to our environment, especially pollution of our streams, rivers and lakes. Can a kitchen sink be causing problems? If you pour FOG down your drain or garbage disposal, the fats, oils and grease build up over time and constricts the flow of wastewater ... Read more

11/25/2014
  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

11/14/2014
  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