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Platte Canyon Water and Sanitation District is honored to provide water distribution and wastewater collection services to 6,806 residences and businesses in western Arapahoe and eastern Jefferson Counties.  The District appreciates the opportunity to communicate timely news and information about its services and related topics to citizens, builders, vendors, and other interested parties by use of this website.

Please take a moment to navigate our website and let us know what you think.  Your comments and questions may be sent to us by clicking the Contact Us tab located on the menu bar at the left side of the home page.

We also encourage you to attend the District's Board of Directors meetings held at 8:30 a.m. on the fourth Friday of each month at the District office, 8739 W. Coal Mine Ave.           

District News Articles

4/14/2017
  WARM WEATHER IS COMING: DID YOUR SPRINKLER SYSTEM SURVIVE THE WINTER?

Picture this... The long, cold, barren days of winter have finally melted away, the snow has stopped falling and the recent daily rains have decreased and your yard has started to resemble straw. Yes, it's springtime! You now realize that it's time to fire up your lawn irrigation system. You open wide the supply valve; turn on the timer, and then stand back in horror watching as a geyser erupts in the middle of your yard! What happened? Well, in your spring-induced excitement, you neglected to properly start up your irrigation system after its long winter nap. Fortunately, this scenario is easy to avoid. Just a few simple steps before you turn on your irrigation system will protect it from immediate and unforeseen damage, as well as make it more reliable year after year.... Read more

3/31/2017
  REPORTING AN EMERGENCY

To report problems with water service, sewer service, or possible water leaks, please contact Platte Canyon Water and Sanitation District at 303-979-2333. After hours emergency calls are automatically directed to a maintenance operations employee who will promptly return your call.... Read more

3/24/2017
  NEW WATER RATES START APRIL 1 EXPECT WATER BILLS TO INCREASE SLIGHTLY

In December 2016, the Denver Board of Water Commissioners adopted rate changes to fund essential repairs and upgrades to Denver Water’s system, effective April 1, 2017. Nobody likes to pay a bill. No matter how much you like a service or how essential it may be, handing over your hard-earned money to somebody else - particularly if that bill often increases from year to year - is never fun. But when it comes to your water bill, the simple fact is the cost of running a complex water system continues to rise. Your bill helps to maintain and upgrade a vast infrastructure that allows Denver Water to collect and treat and deliver safe, reliable water, while also providing for essential fire protection services. According to Denver Water, you will see some slight increases in your water bill starting April 1, 2017... Read more

2/17/2017
  GARDEN-IN-A-BOX: WATERWISE GARDENING MADE EASY

The Center for ReSource Conservation (CRC) is again making waterwise gardening fun and simple with its annual “Garden-In-A-Box” sale for 2017. Garden-In-A-Box are professionally designed, plant by numbers gardens which contain perennial and Xeric (low-water) plants for your landscaping needs. They make basic xeriscaping easy, affordable and convenient. CRC has again partnered with Denver Water to make gardens available to all residents of Platte Canyon at a discounted price where they can receive $25 off select gardens... Read more