Water a focus for growing northern Colorado communities

The Windsor Town Board plans to continue discussing options for providing water for the town in the future.

GREELEY — Although Windsor owns enough water for all existing customers, town officials know more people are on the way. That means more water, and that may also mean the need for the town’s own wastewater treatment plant. To pay for the projects that would provide that water as well as treat it, Windsor may need to raise rates for its existing customers.

OPTIONS

At the April 16 Windsor Town Board work session, Dennis Wagner, director of engineering for Windsor, said the town has several options as it considers how best to meet the water needs of current and future residents. Right now, the town is reliant on other sources to treat its water, so it has to pay the city of Greeley and the Fort Collins-Loveland and North Weld County water districts.

But some town board members want to give Windsor a way to avoid those price tags, even if that doesn’t happen for many years. The regional water treatment plant also would serve Severance, Eaton and the Fort Collins-Loveland Water District. Eaton is also feeling the pressures of providing […]

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Water a focus for growing northern Colorado communities
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Water a focus for growing northern Colorado communities
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The town relies on other sources to treat its water, so it pays the city of Greeley and Fort Collins-Loveland and North Weld County water districts. Some want to give Windsor a way to avoid those price tags. A regional water treatment plant also would serve Severance, Eaton and the Fort Collins-Loveland Water District.
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