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Fort Collins Utilities is an equal opportunity residential and commercial utility service provider. We do not discriminate in the terms, conditions or provision of services based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin.


Fort Collins Utilities es una empresa proveedora de servicios públicos residenciales y comerciales con igualdad de oportunidad. No discriminamos en los términos, las condiciones o la provisión de servicios en base a raza, color, religión, sexo, discapacidad, estatus familiar o nacionalidad de origen.

Human & Environmental Pressures


  • Effects of mountain pine beetle infestation

Our source watersheds are subject to various human and environmental pressures. Pine beetle deforestation, wildfires, climate change, increasing recreational use and invasive mussels (zebra and quagga) are all potential sources of future impacts to source water quality.

Operational changes to the Colorado-Big Thompson (C-BT) Project, including proposed water supply transfers to Horsetooth Reservoir, also are potential sources of future water quality impacts.

Continued routine monitoring of source watersheds is important to planning for future challenges and is a proactive approach to maintaining the City's high drinking water quality standards.

Outside the scope of routine monitoring, special studies are designed to address specific long-term issues and concerns.