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Let's Get Ready for Water Budget Changes

Water Budget BucketsSince 2017, water budget have helped Greeley residents save millions of gallons of water.

Starting in January 2020, the indoor portion of your water budget will change from 55 gallons per person per day to 45 to reflect more accurately how our community uses water. The outdoor portion may also be slightly decreased to reflect moderate (as opposed to high) water use on lawns. These changes preserves Greeley’s secure water future without a significant change to your water bill. 

Let’s Get Ready

Audit Graphic WBBefore the new budgets begin in January, learn how it’s calculated, how it works, and how to be prepared for the change by visiting EfficiencyRewarded.com.

  • Indoor Water Audit: Sign up for a free water audit for a personalized assessment of your water use. 
  • Update My Information: Confirm your household size. Each household is defaulted at 3 persons per household. 
  • FAQs: Got questions? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions
  • Water Budget Map: View your irrigable area (places in your yard where plants can grow) and make sure we have correct data. 
  • Keep your home leak-free by repairing dripping faucets, toilet flappers, and showerheads. In most cases, fixture replacement parts are inexpensive.
    • Place 10 drops of food coloring or a dye tablet (available at utility billing) in the toilet tank. If the color shows up in the bowl within 10 minutes without flushing, you have a leak. Replace the toilet flapper to fix it.
    • Leaky faucets can be fixed by checking faucet washers and gaskets for wear and replacing them if necessary.
    • Most leaky showerheads can be fixed by ensuring a tight connection using pipe tape and a wrench. Get a new showerhead by participating in an indoor audit or attend a showerhead exchange, the next ones are planned for early March 2020.



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

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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