Providing Safe, Reliable Drinking Water#
Fort Collins Utilities is committed to providing safe, reliable drinking water now and into the future.
We are one of several water districts that provides water to Fort Collins residents, businesses and industries. Serving more than 35,000 customers, our service area covers about 35 square miles.
Responsible for water from source to tap, we manage a large portfolio of water rights, store and divert raw water, process and treat drinking water, and distribute it to customers while monitoring the quality every step of the way. Scroll down for details.
Report a Water Service Issue
Report a water or wastewater (sewer) outage or service disruption by calling 970-221-6700.
Do You Have Water Quality Concerns?
If the problem that you are experiencing cannot be resolved with the information in the troubleshooting guides (linked below), report your concern to 970-221-6700.
Learn more about where your drinking water comes from and how we manage and plan for our water supply to ensure clean, reliable water for customers now and into the future.
Learn more about the treatment process and see how we provide reliable drinking water of superior quality and learn about water monitoring.
Learn how water gets from the treatment plant to your tap.
Water Quality Monitoring#
We take water quality very seriously and are committed to providing safe, high-quality, reliable drinking water to our customers. Our treated drinking water consistently surpasses state and federal standards for purity.
Policies & Reports#
Water Quality Report
View detailed information about where our water comes from, what it contains and other information.
Drinking Water Quality Policy
City Council Resolution 93-144 adopted the Drinking Water Quality Policy to ensure continuous delivery of high-quality drinking water to Fort Collins Utilities' customers.
What's In the Works: Projects and Programs#
Halligan Water Supply Project
The Halligan Water Supply Project proposes to enlarge the existing Halligan Reservoir by approximately 8,200 acre-feet.
Safe Water Action Program (SWAP)
SWAP identifies and replaces galvanized service lines, which may have a lead gooseneck within the Fort Collins Utilities service area.
Capital Improvement Projects
See what capital improvement projects are currently in the works.
Raw Water Rental Program#
Surplus water can be rented for irrigation purposes through the annual Raw Water Rental Program.
Guidelines & Resources#
Did You Know?
You can reduce ‘vampire’ power waste by unplugging electronics that are not in use or plugging them into a smart power strip.
Planting trees on east, southeast, southwest and west exposures reduce solar heat gain and reduce glare through windows.