Water Blog

  • One Quick Tip to Lower Your Sewer Bills

    Don’t let your money go down the drain. Did you know your sewer bill for the year is based on water use in January and February? The best way to save water is to get an indoor audit. 
  • 7 Steps of Xeriscape

    Xeriscape isn’t only types of plants; it’s a system.  Whether or not you install a full water wise garden, the 7 steps of Xeriscape are good landscape practices in Greeley’s semi-arid climate.
  • Holiday Meal Prep and Cleaning Tips

    During the Holidays we spend a lot of time in the kitchen. Many of us make huge family meals. Greeley’s Water Department has a few tips for you to consider to make preparing and cleaning up holiday meals more sustainable.
  • Some Things Just Don’t Belong in the Toilet...

    Toilets are only meant for one activity, and you know what we're talking about! When the wrong thing is flushed, results can include costly backups on your own property or problems at your local wastewater treatment plant. 
  • 7 Water Conservation Tips for Thanksgiving

    It’s estimated that to produce the food and prepare the meal, a Thanksgiving Dinner for eight requires over 40,000 gallons of water. Greeley’s Water Conservation Program has a few tips for you.
  • Thanksgiving Tips: How to dispose of Fats, Oils and Grease

    Fats, oils and grease are no joke. While they may make our food delicious, they can cause serious plumbing issues if disposed of improperly. Don’t fall victim to FOG this holiday season. Dispose responsibly. Your pipes (and wallet) will thank you.
  • Put Down Your Rakes and Leave Your Leaves

    Fall is here. Leaves are changing and beginning to fall. Did you know that leaves are not trash?  Fallen leaves benefit wildlife and your landscape.  It also saves you time and energy. 
  • Time to Winterize: 4 Things to Add to Your To-Do List

    Greeley usually receives its first freeze in October. Here are a few tips to prevent frozen water pipes, which are expensive, inconvenient, and wasteful.
  • Don’t Flush It!

    Water quality is important. On October 27 you can get rid of unwanted prescription drugs that could affect water quality if disposed of improperly.  
  • 9 Fall Landscaping Tips

    Here are 10 helpful landscaping tips for fall in Colorado. 
  • Turn It Down

    It is a best practice to change your sprinkler program each month to match the weather and water needs of your lawn.
  • Easy Bath Hacks

    Are you handy? If not, here are a few quick bath hacks to help you gain a few skills to make simple fixes to your bathroom. 
  • Why is Compost Important for New Landscapes?

    Add compost to improve your new landscaping project. 
  • Water and Sewer Administrative Offices: Closed August 20

    The office at 1100 10th Street will be closed on Monday, August 20 while we move to the new City Center Building. 
  • Plants for Greeley Database

    Did you lose landscaping during recent hailstorms? If you are looking for replacements or just want to add something to your existing landscape, check out Greeley's xeric plant database. 
  • Enjoy Greeley's Award Winning Tap Water

    In many parts of the country, tap water is not always high quality. Greeley is lucky that we get our water from from Rocky Mountain snowmelt and that we collect our water close to the source. 
  • Water Wisely Tips

    Today’s irrigation systems include sophisticated controllers that allow you to easily adjust watering schedules to fit different needs.  Here are some tips. 
  • Smart Irrigation: Technologies that Use Water Efficiently

    July is Smart Irrigation Month, and the start of summer is a great time to improve the efficiency of your outdoor irrigation system or install a water-efficient automatic irrigation system. 
  • Purchase a Garden In A Box this Fall

    Garden In A Box kits are on sale July 1. Learn more about the gardens and purchase one or more for your yard. 

  • July is Smart Irrigation Month

    July is Smart Irrigation Month. This program increases public awareness about simple practices and innovative technologies people can use to save money and water.

Contact Us

Greeley Water and Sewer

1001 11th Ave, 2nd Floor
Greeley, CO 80631

Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

970-350-9811 tel
970-350-9805 fax
water@greeleygov.com

Water Conservation

970-336-4134
970-336-4168 for Water Budget
conserve@greeleygov.com

Emergencies

Water 8am-5pm 970-350-9811
Sewer 7am-3pm 970-350-9322
after hours970-350-9600

Other Numbers

billing970-350-9720
start or stop service970-350-9720
water taste or odor970-350-9324
water pressure970-350-9320
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