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Water and Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)

PFAS are man-made chemicals often referred to as “forever chemicals” that can lead to adverse human health effects. Fortunately, no PFAS were detected in the City's drinking water in 2022 and customers do not need to be concerned.

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2023 Rate Changes

Learn about residential and commercial rate changes for 2023. 

Save with LEAP and IQAP

Save with LEAP and IQAP

Income-qualified households are eligible for bill assistance from not one, but two programs! Join us at one of our upcoming info sessions to get the full scoop on LEAP and IQAP, including help with your application.

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Discounted home energy assessments

Ring in 2023 with a $23 home assessment that includes one-on-one time with an energy advisor and recommendations for efficiency upgrades. 

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.

  • Stover & Stuart Project Completes Phase Two – Moves to Phase Three January 17

    Release date: Jan-12-2023

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. – Utilities Stormwater crews have completed the second phase of the Stover & Stuart Project. A new stormwater main was installed in East Stuart Street, this upsizes the infrastructure to a 30-inch diameter pipe, the previous pipe was 10-inches. This significantly increases flow capacity and will enhance flood protection for the area. This phase of the project also included the installation of three new manholes and one upsized inlet. 

  • Mail Creek Stream Restoration Project Begins January 5

    Release date: Dec-30-2022

    Fort Collins Utilities and consultant Western States Reclamation, LLC will begin construction along Mail Creek in Two Creeks Natural Area. This project includes stream stabilization and rehabilitation of Mail Creek. Stream banks will be regraded and reinforced with natural materials to prevent further erosion and to correct water quality problems.

  • Northbound Traffic Closed on Shields Street from Prospect Road to Elizabeth Street

    Release date: Dec-30-2022

    On Jan. 3, Utilities crews will begin working on a water main in Shields Street. Lanes of northbound traffic will be closed from Prospect Road to Elizabeth Street to allow crews to safely move large equipment and complete work. Both lanes of northbound traffic will be fully closed from West Pitkin Street to Hughes Way. This project will improve system reliability, as well as protect water quality.

  • Stover & Stuart Project Completes Phase One – Moves to Phase Two November 14

    Release date: Nov-10-2022

    Utilities Stormwater crews have completed the first phase of the Stover & Stuart Project. New Stormwater infrastructure has been connected to an upsized stormwater outfall in Spring Creek that was installed earlier this year – including a new water quality feature. This completed phase of the project included the installation of one of the second largest manholes in the city. At eight feet wide by thirteen feet tall and weighing in at 23,000 pounds, it was an engineering feat to install and place perfectly around all of the other utilities underground.

  • Fort Collins Adopts Interim Target for Community-wide Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions

    Release date: Nov-10-2022

    On October 25, 2022, the Fort Collins City Council adopted a Resolution establishing an ambitious goal for the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The new, interim GHG goal of 50% below 2005 baseline levels for the year 2026 is an important milestone on the road to the current goals of an 80% reduction by 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2050. The Resolution reaffirms those previously adopted goals and recognizes the importance of increased community partnership and leadership at all levels to achieve the goals.

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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#

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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