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Everyone Has Flood Risks: Know Yours

Flood Awareness Week is May 21-28. Check out the many resources available online to help you learn more and protect yourself.

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Don't Drip and Drive - Car Cartoon Leaking Oil
Don't Drip and Drive

When it rains, runoff carries pollutants such as oil and antifreeze down storm drains, contaminating our rivers, streams and lakes. Small leaks and drips add up. 

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Moving Just Got Easier

Start and stop your utility service online. Complete an online service request and your changes will go into effect as soon as the next business day.

Low-Cost Home Energy Assessments

Spruce up your home this spring with performance projects around the house. Epic Homes offers energy assessments and substantial rebates on energy efficiency upgrades.

Are You Behind on Your Bill?

Behind on your bill due to hardship related to the pandemic? Assistance is available to directly support our residential and commercial customers in need.

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Beware of Scams

If you are approached/called by anyone demanding payment or trying to schedule an efficiency assessment, call the police non-emergency line at 970-221-6540.

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Community Sponsorships Available

Utilities provides in-kind and cash sponsorship opportunities up to $1,500 for non-profit and government organizations supporting our community.

Track your Energy and Water Use

Set up an online profile with MyEnergy and MyWater to view detailed electricity and water usage. Monitor use over time to understand costs and conserve resources. 

Save on Efficiency

Visit the Efficiency Works Store to save on energy- and water-saving products – including LED lighting, smart thermostats and showerheads.

  • Mulberry Street Sewer Line at City Park – Traffic Pattern Changing
    Release date: May-12-2022

    Beginning Monday, May 16, local and commuter traffic access will change on Mulberry Street. Access will be open from Shields Street west to South Bryan Avenue, which includes entrance to businesses at City Park Plaza, City Park, golf, community pool, etc. Local traffic will have access to Cook Street and properties on Mulberry east of Cook Street, but Mulberry Street will be closed between Cook Street and Crestmore Drive. Crestmore Drive will remain open. (See map and updates at Through traffic to Taft Hill Road remains closed until the end of July or when the project is complete.

  • Fort Collins Utilities to Flush the Water Distribution System, Beginning April 4
    Release date: Mar-29-2022

    Fort Collins Utilities crews will flush the water distribution system beginning Monday, April 4, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., weekdays, for approximately four weeks (weather permitting). When flushing Downtown, crews will begin at approximately 5 a.m. in order to be out of the area as quickly as possible.

  • Mulberry Street Sewer Line at City Park and Road Improvements Begin Today
    Release date: Mar-21-2022

    Beginning Monday, March 21, the contractor for Utilities, Connell Resources, will begin infrastructure improvements in Mulberry Street. This $2.5M capital project will replace failing sewer lines in the Mulberry Street right of way and S. Bryan Avenue, and in neighborhoods west of Sheldon Lake.

  • Kendall Minor Hired as Next Fort Collins Utilities Executive Director
    Release date: Feb-22-2022

    Fort Collins Utilities is excited to announce Kendall Minor as its next executive director. The Utilities executive director provides strategic leadership over the City of Fort Collins’ utility portfolio, including essential electric, water, wastewater and stormwater services. The position is part of the City’s executive leadership team and reports to the city manager.

Between a Confined Space and a Wildfire#

Between a Confined Space and a Wildfire

Critical work at Joe Wright Reservoir – success against the odds

Providing a year of diverse challenges is one way to think of how 2020 impacted the City of Fort Collins and Utilities specifically. In early spring, COVID-19 effectively shut down normal operations across the City as more than half the employees began working remotely and the critical workforce onsite kept the City operating under extensive safety protocols and reduced staffing.

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Halligan Water Supply Project#

Halligan Water Supply Project

Existing Halligan Dam and Reservoir

If approved, the Halligan Water Supply Project will enlarge the existing Halligan Reservoir by approximately 8,100 acre-feet to help provide additional protection for Fort Collins Utilities' water customers from future service interruptions during emergencies.

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Distributed Energy Resources#

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Fort Collins Utilities is working with Platter River Power Authority to develop a strategy to integrate distributed energy resources (DERs). 

Learn More about DERs