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Contracting and Purchasing Open House
Contracting and Purchasing Open House

Attention contractors and consultants! Join Utilities at our upcoming Contracting and Purchasing Open House on Sept. 29. Meet staff and learn more about the purchasing process.

Turn off your sprinkler system by Oct. 1
Turn off your sprinkler system by Oct. 1

Eligible residential water customers who pledge to save water and turn off their sprinkler system by Oct. 1 will be entered into a drawing for $50 off their water bill!

Water Connects Us All
Water Connects Us All

Water ’22 is a campaign spearheaded by Water Education Colorado. Would you like to conserve and protect water for future generations? Here are 22 ways you can help

Are You Behind on Your Bill?
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.

Track your Energy and Water Use
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
Save on Efficiency

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

  • Free Household Hazardous Waste Event, Sept. 10
    Release date: Aug-31-2022

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. – Community members can dispose of their household hazardous wastes for free at the City of Fort Collins’ Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event, Saturday, Sept. 10, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m., Streets Facility, 625 Ninth St. (map and FAQs at fcgov.com/HHW).  

  • Mathews Street Waterline Replacement Project Begins August 8
    Release date: Aug-04-2022

    Beginning Monday August 8, Utilities crews and contractor, Connell Resources, will begin replacing an aging waterline in Mathews Street. This project will replace approximately 500 linear feet of 4-inch cast iron waterline installed in the early 1900s with new 8-inch PVC, in Mathews Street from Mountain Avenue to Oak Street. The project is expected to take approximately eight weeks, (weather dependent).

  • 25th Anniversary of 1997 Spring Creek Flood
    Release date: Jul-26-2022

    July 28 marks 25 years since Spring Creek flooded, creating Fort Collins’ worst natural disaster to date. The creek flooded following 14.5 inches of rainfall in 31 hours. Five residents lost their lives, a building exploded, much of the CSU campus was flooded, a train derailed and 400 people were rescued from the floodwaters.

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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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Stover & Stuart Stormwater Improvement Project#

Road construction

Beginning October 3, Utilities Stormwater crews will be working on Stover Street between Parker Street and East Stuart Streets. The project will require three phases and a full road closure. This project will improve capacity in the stormwater drainage system and increase flood protection in the area.

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