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Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Strategy Workshop

Join us for a free online workshop Jan. 26 or 27 to learn about the DER strategy being developed and to provide input to the strategy and share your questions and comments.

2021 Utility Rate Updates

Learn about 2021 residential and commercial rates. The new rates will go into effect Jan. 1.

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Cameron Peak Fire

We are carefully monitoring the fire and any potential impacts it may have on our water supply infrastructure. We must comply with water quality standards for treated drinking water per the federal Safe Drinking Water Act and state regulations, even in the event of a wildfire, and processes are in place to treat the water supply and adjust water sources when necessary.

New MyEnergy and MyWater Portals

Set up an online profile with our new MyEnergy and MyWater portals to view your detailed electricity and water usage. Monitor your use over time to understand your costs and conserve resources. Learn more and sign up today at

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New Community Alerts

In addition to emergency notifications, you can now sign up to receive updates about important events, utility outages and closures via text message. 

Moving Made Easier

Did you know you can start or stop your utility service online? By submitting an online service request, your changes go into effect as soon as the next business day.

No Need to Leave Home to Save on Home Efficiency

Visit the new and improved Efficiency Works Store to save on the products that save you water and energy – including LED lighting, smart thermostats, showerheads and more.

  • Mandatory Water Restrictions End Nov. 10
    Release date: Nov-09-2020

    Fort Collins City Manager Darin Atteberry signed a declaration and order to end mandatory action level IV water restrictions Nov. 10, pursuant to Fort Collins City Code Section 26-167(a) and the Water Shortage Action Plan (WSAP). For more information on the WSAP, visit

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