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Projects and Improvements

Mail Creek Stream Rehabilitation Project

Mail Creek Stream Rehabilitation Project
 

Stream rehabilitation and/or restoration projects repair areas of streams where the ecology, safety, structure and water quality have changed over time. The Mail Creek Project will reshape and stabilize the eroding banks along a specific section of Mail Creek to improve safety and habitat.

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2019 Water, Sewer, Stormwater Infrastructure Improvements

2019 Water, Sewer, Stormwater Infrastructure Improvements
 

Utilities construction and maintenance crews will continue to replace and make improvements to aging water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure. This annual pipe replacement program is coordinated with the Streets Maintenance Program (SMP) schedule for efficiency, cost effectiveness and reduced neighborhood impacts. 

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Halligan Water Supply Project

Halligan Water Supply Project
 

If approved, the Halligan Water Supply Project will enlarge 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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Water and Wastewater Master Plan

Water and Wastewater Master Plan
 

Fort Collins Utilities is in the process of assessing and evaluating water and wastewater pipes and infrastructure to make informed decisions about upcoming projects.

The Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection Master Plan will guide Utilities in maintaining high-quality service and planning for the future.

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Downtown Stormwater Improvement Plan (DSIP)

Downtown Stormwater Improvement Plan (DSIP)
 

Downtown Fort Collins is at risk for flooding and pollution from urban stormwater runoff from downtown can impact the Cache la Poudre River. The need to address flooding and stormwater quality issues in the downtown area (Old Town Basin) have been identified since the early 1990s. The DSIP will address the five major stormwater projects remaining in the downtown area.

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Advanced Meter Fort Collins

Advanced Meter Fort Collins
 

Through the Advanced Meter Fort Collins (AMFC) project in 2011-2013, Fort Collins Utilities upgraded most of the mechanical electric and water meters in homes, schools and businesses throughout the community with smart, electronic devices that enable two-way digital communication between the meter and the utility.

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Fort Collins Energy Policy

The City of Fort Collins’ Energy Policy reflects our community’s values of reliability, safety, affordability, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction, pollution prevention and energy independence. The policy provides goals for the prioritization of decision making, programs and services related to the quantity of use and the sources of energy for electricity, thermal end-uses and transportation.

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Water Supply and Demand Management Policy

The Water Supply and Demand Management Policy was originally adopted by City Council in December 1988 to help direct the acquisition, development and management of the City's water supplies since that time. Since it's inception, the policy has gone through several updates, the most recent of which was in 2012.

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2015 Water Efficiency Plan

This Water Efficiency Plan (WEP) is an update to the Water Conservation Plan approved by the Colorado Water Conservation Board in 2010. This updated Plan proposes a new goal of 130 gallons per capita per day (GPCD) by 2030.

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Electric Service Standards

This policy, and the regulations it implements, are authorized by Section 26- 463 of the Code of the City of Fort Collins. This policy applies to all construction, new development, redevelopment or remodeling. 

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Advisory Boards