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Flood Protection, Drainage Basin Planning and Stormwater Quality

Fort Collins Utilities Stormwater Department:

Learn more about water, sewer and stormwater infrastructure improvement projects taking place in 2017.

Learn about the City's Stormwater Quality Permit. The City's stormwater drainage system connects directly to the Poudre River. Protecting stormwater quality keeps our waterways healthy and preserves wildlife habitat.

Projects are financed through monthly residential and business stormwater rates.

Learn more about stormwater development guidelines for residential and commercial, plant investment fees or locating underground utilities.

Find out how to prevent pollutants from entering the City's storm sewer system during outdoor festivals and events (PDF 466KB).

Read the power washing guide (PDF 1.9MB) to find out how to handle the wastewater.

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The Poudre River bike trail is a planned overflow area for the river during high run-off season.

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Washing machines are most efficient when fully loaded. When doing partial loads, be sure to reduce the water volume. This saves water and assures your clothes are washed correctly. High Efficiency machines will adjust the water level automatically. Click here to learn more about high efficiency washing machines.

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