Water & Wastewater
The Water Reclamation Treatment Division operates and maintains the 1.2 million gallons per day (mgd) Water Reclamation Facility (WRF). All of the wastewater from residential and commercial customers is treated at this activated sludge facility. Our goal is to operate the WRF as a good neighbor, minimize odors, and return the treated effluent to the creeks while meeting all state and federal standards.
The Water Treatment Division operates and maintains the 9.9 firm million gallons per day (mgd) Lynn Morgan Water Treatment Facility (WTF). WTF staff also operates and maintains the pretreatment plant, pump stations, interconnect, and water storage facilities. WTF staff monitors all aspects through the use of a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system.
Town of Erie Source Water Protection Plan
In September 2013, stakeholders within the Erie community worked together to complete a SOURCE WATER PROTECTION PLAN. The Plan identifies the area in need of protection, the potential sources of contaminants, and management approaches that could help to reduce the risk of contaminants entering the source waters. View the complete plan (PDF).
View a flyer (PDF) sent to Erie Resident’s about the Source Water Protection Plan.
New Water Service
To have new water service started, or to discontinue your current water service, please contact the Utility Billing department at 303-926-2752.
Keep it Clean Partnership
The Town of Erie participates in the Keep it Clean Partnership, a regional stormwater program, which was formed in 2003 to share, coordinate, and develop resources to reduce stormwater pollution from entering our streams and lakes from residential, commercial, and municipal activities as well as meet the requirements of Colorado Discharge Permit System (CDPS) stormwater permitting program. The Town of Erie’s Program Description Document is available to the public for review and comment.
You Can Help By
- Cleaning up after your pet
- Washing your vehicle at a commercial car wash that treats or recycles its wastewater, or wash your car on your yard so the water soaks into the ground
- Repairing automotive leaks and disposing of used auto fluids
- Using pesticides and fertilizers sparingly, or not at all
- Monitoring your lawn watering requirements and don’t over water
- Hosting a speaker’s event
- Coordinating a stream team
- Sending nothing to the storm drain but rain
- Remembering To Keep It Clean ’cause we’re all Downstream
- Sharing and enjoying a video of H2O Jo taking a ride through the storm drain
Please contact the Stormwater Coordinator, by email or calling 303-926-2897.