Water Blog

  • 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.
  • Water Budgets Are Changing

    Since 2017, water budgets have helped Greeley residents save millions of gallons of water. Now, we’re making a few small changes to the water budgets to make them even more precise. 
  • Watch Your Water

    WaterSmart is a free online customized portal offered by the City of Greeley that allows you to answer questions about your household water use.   
  • 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. 
  • Save Hot Water During Energy Action Month

    October is Energy Action Month and the perfect time to save energy, water, and money. Did you know that conserving water can reduce energy costs?

  • Shower Better

    The shower is a place where we can wake up, wind down, or clean up after a long day. But did you know it’s also a place where people are wasting water, energy, and money?
  • Purchase a Garden In A Box this Fall

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

  • Smart Irrigation Systems: A Greener Idea

    To raise awareness of the benefits of efficient watering practices, the Irrigation Association has named July Smart Irrigation Month. Make time this summer to be sure you’re getting the most out of your irrigation system while keeping utility bills low and helping to protect the environment.
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • 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.

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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