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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
WATER SAVER TIP: THE PROS AND CONS OF GARBAGE DISPOSALS
Garbage disposals are popular in homes because they are convenient; in many cases, plates can be cleaned off directly into the sink instead of the trash can. Many modern homes are built with a garbage disposal attached to the kitchen sink drain. They can be very advantageous when used properly, but improper use can lead to expensive repairs. In addition, they can use a lot of water, which costs you money... Read more
NEW DISTRICT NEWSLETTER IS ON ITS WAY TO A MAILBOX NEAR YOU
The new issue of our quarterly print newsletter, Your Water August 2014, has just been mailed, and you should be receiving your copy shortly.... Read more
COLORADO WATER FACTS
Just as Colorado’s topography varies from the towering Rocky Mountains in the west to the flat Eastern Plains, freshwater resources in Colorado fluctuate depending on location and elevation. Despite relatively abundant precipitation in the mountains of Colorado, most of the state is semi-arid and heavily dependent on annual snowmelt and runoff from the mountains to the plains, where a majority of the population resides and most of the state’s water is used... Read more
CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION SEASON HAS ARRIVED
The following capital improvement projects are scheduled to begin this summer: S. Chase Wy. Water Main Replacement The S. Chase Wy. Water Main Replacement proposes replacement of 1,560 feet of 6-inch cast iron pipe in S. Chase Wy. between W. Rowland Pl. and S. Sheridan Ct. in the Columbine Knolls Subdivision. The existing pipeline was installed in 1968 and has experienced three electrolysis caused failures. A number of pipelines in the general... Read more