Public Works

The Public Works Department supports our citizens by planning, constructing and maintaining quality infrastructure, healthy water resources and high-quality water reclamation services.


March 16, 2020 - Town of Erie Water Division staff performed testing of the drinking water system in the Flatiron Meadows development on Carbonate Court earlier today and found elevated levels of chlorine between addresses 2314-2344 Carbonate Circle and 1044 –1094 Carbonate Court. 

Staff immediately sampled the surrounding area to determine the extent of the issue and began flushing fire hydrants, which quickly brought the chlorine residuals back into the normal range.  Town staff is recommending that all homes on Carbonate Court and Carbonate Circle flush their hot and cold water faucets and shower heads to remove any lingering chlorine taste or odor issues. We advise performing this flush for 30 minutes on each floor of the house starting with the lowest level and working upward. Residents on Carbonate Court and Carbonate Circle will receive a one-time adjustment to the usage fees on their next monthly water bill.  

Staff conferred with Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s Water Quality Control Division, which confirmed that this event was not a violation of drinking water standards, nor a public health risk. 

All Town of Erie drinking water is safe to drink.  

For questions call the Water Division at 303-926-2870.

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