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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.
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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
COLUMBINE WEST RESIDENTS TO EXPERIENCE LOWER THAN NORMAL WATER PRESSURE DUE TO REHABILITATION OF DISTRICT PUMP STATION
Each year, the District performs upgrades and improvements to its water distribution system ensuring optimal operation and delivery of high quality water to its customers. This year is no exception, thus, rehabilitation of the Scott J. Morse Pump Station (formerly the Columbine West Pump Station - see sidebar below) located on West Ken Caryl Avenue just east of South Zephyr Court will begin October 3. During this rehabilitation the District will be replacing the pumps, motors, controls, and piping in the 45-year old facility. Rehabilitation work is tentatively scheduled to conclude March 31, 2017. The pump station provides peak water flow and fire flow capability to 330 homes in the Columbine West Subdivision located mostly between South Pierce Street, West Coal Mine Avenue, South Wadsworth Boulevard, and West Ken Caryl Avenue. As a result of the rehabilitation of the pump station, some Columbine West residents will experience reduced water pressure for the duration of the project... Read more
DISTRICT STAFF IMPLEMENTING ADDITIONAL PROCEDURE FOR NEWLY CONSTRUCTED SEWER MAINS
The District plans to add an additional inspection requirement – inclination testing - to its developer check-list for newly-constructed sewer mains. During the construction of a new development, the District requires developers to satisfy several check-list specifications prior to sewer mains being conditionally accepted, entering a one-year warranty period. Developers must provide air testing, deflection testing and video inspection records as part of the acceptance process... Read more
IMAGINE A DAY WITHOUT WATER CAMPAIGN (SEPTEMBER 15)
Imagine: Could you go a day without water? No water to drink or make coffee. No water to shower, flush the toilet, or do laundry. Firefighters couldn't put out fires and farmers couldn't water their crops. October 6 - 8 Platte Canyon is joining together to raise awareness about the most essential resource we have: Water. Imagine a Day Without Water is an opportunity for everyone who cares about safe, reliable water to stand up for our most essential resource. The infrastructure that moves and treats water is often invisible and forgotten. Imagine A Day Without Water draws attention to how impossible life would be without water.... Read more
NEW DISTRICT NEWSLETTER IS ON ITS WAY TO A MAILBOX NEAR YOU
The new issue of our quarterly print newsletter Your Water is scheduled to be mailed next week and you should be receiving your copy shortly. If for some reason you cannot wait until you receive your print copy you can view the... Read more
WATERTON CANYON BEGINS WEEKLY CLOSURES ON SEPTEMBER 6
Beginning Sept. 6, 2016, Waterton Canyon will be closed Mondays through Fridays through November while Denver Water crews complete repairs to the High Line Canal diversion structure in the South Platte River. The canyon will be fully open to recreation on Saturdays and Sundays during this time. For hikers and bikers on the Colorado Trail, there will only be access to Waterton Canyon on the weekends. During the week, trail users should seek alternative access points, which can be found at www.coloradotrail.org/waterton.... Read more