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Tip #187

Replace kitchen and bathroom faucet aerators with WaterSense labeled models.

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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.

Water Quality Laboratory


  • Testing for bacteria

  • Analyzing drinking water quality

The Water Quality Laboratory provides essential, accurate and timely analytical data to make decisions, meet regulatory monitoring and reporting requirements, and meet the ongoing operational, planning and management needs of Utilities, the City, our community and regional agencies.

Laboratory staff:

  • provide certified regulatory compliance monitoring for Utilities and partner agencies from the source of supply, through the water treatment plant, reservoirs and distribution system to customers' taps
  • respond to customer complaints and
    drinking water quality concerns 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • provide spill response, watershed protection, river, stream, and stormwater monitoring services
  • test the disinfection of all new water mains and new fire lines
  • provide on-demand water service leak tests for the Water Distribution Division
  • provide analytical services for the Upper Poudre Cooperative Watershed Monitoring Program, the Lower Poudre Monitoring Alliance and in-kind analytical services for the Big Thompson Watershed Forum
  • test the bacteriological safety of waters at the City's swimming pools, spas and water features