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Trouble paying your bill? 

Join our free webinar on June 30 highlighting payment assistance programs available to customers who are income-qualified or impacted by COVID – available in English or Spanish.

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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.

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Water Supply Status and Quality

In 2020, the City’s water supplies were severely impacted by two wildfires. Due to the scale and severity of the burn areas, impacts to our raw water supplies are expected to be long-term. Stay updated on our water resource status.

Be Aware of Scams Targeting Utilities Customers

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

Fort Collins Utilities Releases 2020 Drinking Water Quality Report

Americans drink more than one billion glasses of tap water every day, and Utilities is committed to providing its customers with reliable drinking water of outstanding quality. Learn where your drinking water comes from and how it compares to federal standards.

Residential Water Budget

Are you a Utilities' residential water customer? The Water Conservation team is seeking participants to help roll out a new water management tool for homes – customized water budgets.

Sign up by June 30 at fcgov.watersmart.com/waterbudget by logging into your MyWater account. Respondents will be entered to win a free high-efficiency toilet.

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.

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. 

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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. 

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.

  • Fort Collins Utilities Releases 2020 Drinking Water Quality Report
    Release date: Jun-02-2021

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. – Fort Collins Utilities released its annual Drinking Water Quality Report. The report provides water quality test results, information on how our water is protected, where it comes from and more.    

  • Fort Collins Utilities Observes National Drinking Water Week, May 2-8
    Release date: May-03-2021

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. – Fort Collins Utilities will celebrate the safety, quality, and reliability of our drinking water during Drinking Water Week, May 2-8. We want to give a big thank you to all our water operations staff who are taking all the necessary steps to maintain safe, reliable water service 24/7/365.

  • Water Shortage Watch and Voluntary Water-Saving Actions Effective April 29
    Release date: Apr-29-2021

    Fort Collins City Manager Darin Atteberry signed a Declaration and Order for a voluntary Water Shortage Watch pursuant to Fort Collins City Code Section 26-167(a) and the Water Shortage Action Plan (WSAP). The Water Shortage Watch and corresponding voluntary water restrictions (water-saving actions) will go into effect Thursday, April 29 for Fort Collins Utilities water customers.

  • Fort Collins Utilities Celebrates Wastewater Worker Recognition Week, April 19-25
    Release date: Apr-19-2021

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. – Fort Collins Utilities will recognize wastewater professionals who consistently strive to improve the reliability of the pipes and the operation of wastewater processes that impact our streams, rivers and lakes during Wastewater Worker Recognition Week, April 19-25.

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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). 

Learn More about DERs