Water Blog

  • Turn It Down in September

    People are good at ramping up their lawn watering, but forget to turn it down once temperatures start to decrease. Although temperatures might stay high in September, it's hotter for a shorter time and less water is needed.
  • 9 Benefits of Healthy Trees

    We are a community that loves are trees, but we often don't think about the benefits that trees bring to our families, community and environment. 
  • How to Find and Fix Water Leaks in a Sprinkler System

  • New Opportunities for Greeley’s Water Efficiency Efforts

    In 2020, the City of Greeley was chosen for two opportunities that will strengthen and enhance water efficiency efforts. 
  • Greeley Undertaking Routine Lead and Copper Testing in Distribution System

    The monitoring for lead and copper occurs each year between June and September. This year, the City began monitoring in early August.  
  • Drive-Thru Utility Billing

    A drive-thru payment option is now available at City Hall. The service is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday at the south side of City Hall.  
  • 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. 
  • Toilet Paper and Wastewater System

    COVID-19 has resulted in a shortage of toilet paper and other paper products. In response, many have identified and plan to use replacement products such as facial tissues, wipes, paper towels, napkins, cloth, newspaper, and woven towels. If you have to use one of these alternatives to toilet paper, please don’t flush it down the toilet.
  • Don’t Flush It!

    With reports of increased sewer system blockages across the country, Greeley officials want to remind residents to be careful about what they flush.
  • Greeley's Drinking Water is Safe from COVID-19

    Protecting the health and safety of Greeley residents is the City's highest priority. Greeley water crews are dedicated and certified professionals working to treat and deliver safe and sustainable drinking water. 
  • The 1889 Greeley Waterworks

    Learn the history of Greeley's 1889 Waterworks. 
  • Thirst For Appreciation

    One of our plant operators, Cayetano Perez, shared the following poem his wife, Gina, wrote that celebrates the hard work Greeley’s dedicated and certified professionals work to treat and deliver safe and sustainable drinking water.
  • Garden In A Box: Beautiful Landscapes Made Easy

    The Spring Garden In a Box Sale is sold out. Check back in July for new gardens to plant in the fall.
  • Why Worry About Mercury?

    When liquid mercury is spilled, it can emit very toxic vapors. When mercury enters waterways, it can contaminate fish tissue and other animals, relying on those fish for survival. 
  • Spring Showerhead Exchanges

    Greeley’s Water Conservation Program will hold  showerhead exchanges this spring to help Greeley Water customers conserve water. In exchange for a new model, customers must bring old showerheads as well as their City of Greeley Water & Sewer Department bill. 
  • Don't Flush Your Drugs

    You just cleaned up your medicine cabinet, and now you're left with a new problem. What to do with the unused or expired medication?  
  • The 2020 Garden In A Box Program is Coming Soon

    Garden In A Box offers a simple approach to learn about and plant a water-wise garden. Be the first to know about the 2020 garden choices by signing up on the pre-sale list. Gardens will go on sale on March 2.

  • Life After Lawn: Bluegrass Replacement Program

    Participate in the Life After Lawn program and City will pay eligible water customers to replace their thirsty bluegrass turf with a more sustainable Colorado Xeriscape landscape. Your first step is attending an informational class on February 19. 
  • 2020 Landscape Lecture Series

    Do you want to create more livable space in your yard, educate yourself how to start a hands on, back to nature approach to sustainable living, or explore ideas for landscape design? Join us as local experts teach us about sustainable landscape design, sustainable gardening tips and  give ideas for recycling materials in the garden, saving water, and much more.
  • Let's Get Ready for Water Budget Changes

    Before the new budgets begin in January, learn how it’s calculated, how it works, and how to be prepared for the changes.

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 7am-3pm 970-350-9320
Sewer 7am-3pm 970-350-9322
after hours970-616-6260

Other Numbers

billing970-350-9811 (dial 2 for billing clerk)
start or stop service970-350-9811 (dial 2 for billing clerk)
water taste or odor970-350-9324
water pressure970-350-9320
water restrictions & violations970-336-4134
utility line locates811

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