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222 Laporte Building
New Customer Service Hours

Utilities customer service representatives are available Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. by phone 970-212-2900 or in person at 222 Laporte Ave.

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.

Unknown Call
Scams Targeting Utilities Customers

Be aware of anyone claiming to represent Utilities. If you are approached/called by anyone demanding payment or trying to schedule an efficiency assessment, call the Fort Collins Police non-emergency line at 970-221-6540.

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Water Shortage Watch in Effect

A voluntary Water Shortage Watch is in effect for all Fort Collins Utilities water customers due to ongoing impacts from the Cameron Peak Fire. By taking voluntary actions now, we can reduce the chance of future restrictions. See how you can help save water.

Commercial XIP Landscape
Planning a HOA/Commercial landscape transformation?

XIP is a water conservation grant program designed to help Utilities commercial water customers (HOAs, multi-family complexes, businesses, faith-based organizations, schools, parks, government entities and more) save water outdoors.

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. 

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.

  • Reimagining a Sustainable Business Program for Fort Collins
    Release date: Aug-17-2021

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. – For 20 years, Fort Collins businesses who participated in the City of Fort Collins ClimateWise program saved over $94 million and reduced carbon emissions by 1.4 metric tons. In partnership with the Sustainable Living Association (SLA), the City is now handing off its program model, which ended in 2020, to ‘reimagine’ and develop a new sustainability program for businesses based on the current needs of the Fort Collins business community.

  • Joint News Release: A Look at Cameron Peak Fire a Year Later
    Release date: Aug-12-2021

    When the Cameron Peak Fire began on August 13, 2020, no one would have predicted the immense impact it would have on our communities, our forest, or our lives. No one would have predicted it would grow to become the largest fire in Colorado history with ten Incident Management Teams over the course of many months. What one could predict, however, is that the people of northern Colorado and Larimer County would join forces to recover and demonstrate incredible strength.

  • Aerial Mulching Operations to Begin in Cameron Peak Burn Area
    Release date: Jul-15-2021

    FORT COLLINS, CO – Beginning Monday, July 19, helicopters will take flight to begin aerial mulching operations within the Cameron Peak Fire burn area. The goal of these mulching operations is to mitigate the negative consequences of the wildfire to high priority watershed values including water quality and supply, river ecosystem function and health, and to reduce flood impacts to downstream communities in both the Cache la Poudre and Big Thompson watersheds.

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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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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). 

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