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The Value of Water

January 09, 2017
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Many customers don’t understand all that goes into bringing Greeley’s clean, high-quality, award-winning water to your homes and businesses, 24/7.  Greeley’s water starts as pure Rocky Mountain snowmelt and the Water Department uses the latest technologies and most effective practices to further improve the quality of our drinking water.

Compared to other expenses—mobile phones, Internet, cable television, food, other beverages—water is a pretty good deal. Greeley customers only pay around a half of a penny per gallon for clean water delivered to their tap. However, aging infrastructure, rising energy costs, climate change and the need for new water projects to meet a growing population all will contribute to the cost of water increasing.

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In 2017, single-family residential customers, who stay within their water budgets, will pay about $2.80 less per month.  Get details about 2017 water rates.  

People don’t realize what goes into their water service. For each dollar Greeley Water spends:

1¢­ - Regulatory Compliance

2¢ - Natural Resource Management

2¢ - Customer Service

5¢ - Administration 

42¢ - Water Services

48¢ - Infrastructure Investment

The percentage of "water services" is higher in Greeley when compared to other Colorado cities. This is because that Greeley has two water treatment plants that are far from the service area, in an effort to provide the highest quality water to you.  

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Greeley is a supporter and promoter of the Colorado Water – Live Like You Love It statewide campaign. The campaign is based on public opinion research which shows many Coloradans don’t understand the value of our water.  The goal of the campaign is to holistically educate the public on water conservation and water quality and encourages people to engage in positive water decisions.  Follow the campaign on Facebook

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Greeley Water and Sewer

1100 10th Street, Suite 300
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

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