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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

1/30/2015
  PLATTE CANYON PREPARES FOR THIS YEAR'S CONSTRUCTION SEASON

With spring and summer comes construction season and a continuation of Platte Canyon’s efforts to repair, rehabilitate and replace portions of the District’s water distribution and wastewater collection systems. Platte Canyon plans to kick off two capital improvement projects this year: ... Read more

1/23/2015
  WHAT CAUSES INTERRUPTIONS IN YOUR WATER SERVICE?

Your water service may be interrupted due to one of a variety of reasons which can include; routine maintenance to our water distribution system and scheduled water main improvements. Service may also be interrupted due to an unforeseen emergency such as a water break and to causes that are not in the District’s control such as the customer has failed to pay their water bill or their internal service lines have frozen. Listed below are the most common situations where water service interruptions can occur and helpful tips to follow in such cases:... Read more

1/9/2015
  ROOT CUTTING ACTIVITIES AN IMPORTANT PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE TASK

A routine activity Platte Canyon operations personnel perform is removing roots from sanitary sewer mains. While root cutting is scheduled each month, the majority of the root cutting activities take place beginning in October and continues through the end of March each year.... Read more

1/2/2015
  BOARD ADOPTS 2015 BUDGET

The District’s 2015 budget was approved by the Platte Canyon Board of Directors following a public hearing November 21. The budget calls for general fund expenditures of $2,187,285 and capital expenditures of $1,514,748. Total expenses, $3,702,033, will exceed projected 2015 revenue of $2,507,604 by $1,194,429. The deficit will be funded by a transfer from the District’s reserve fund and will not result in higher taxes. The District will assess a property tax mill levy of 7.104 mills in 2015... Read more