Water Blog

  • 6 Watering Tips for Sprinkler Systems

    Tips for watering your lawn with an irrigation system. 
  • Celebrate Drinking Water Week: May 5 - 11

    During Drinking Water Week, the city of Greeley Water Department joins the American Water Works Association and water professionals across North America in encouraging water consumers to get to know their local H2O.
  • Greeley Snowpack Update: Spring 2019

    Learn more about snowpack and what it means for Greeley's water. Here is an update for the 2019 water year. 
  • Beware of Sewer Cleaning Scams

    Dealing with a clogged sewer drains and sewage backups are problems that nobody wants. Here are some tips and ways to keep from getting scammed and to prevent backups. 
  • April is National Safe Digging Month

    As part of National Safe Digging Month, The City of Greeley encourages homeowners to call 811 before you dig. 
  • Get Into Composting

    Composting is a practical and convenient way to transform yard wastes into a resource. Greeley is currently having a compost bin sale to help residents get started. 
  • Rain Barrels for Spring

    Spring is here.  It is time that you might be thinking about getting a rain barrel this year. 
  • 2019 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.
  • Gardening With Microclimate Zones

    Each plant in the landscape has ideal conditions under which it thrives. These conditions have to do with the availability of sunlight, yearly temperature ranges, soil type, soil drainage, and water needs.
  • Garden In A Box: Beautiful Landscapes Made Easy

    Tackle that problem area in your yard once and for all by planting a beautiful, water-wise Garden In A Box this spring.
  • 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. 
  • Water Main Break Season

    As temperatures fluctuate, the soil around our buried pipes is expanding and contracting, and that wears on aging infrastructure. 
  • 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.

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 hours970-616-6260

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water taste or odor970-350-9324
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