For the safety of visitors and construction workers, access to the Arkansas River near the Waterworks Park project is now restricted. Construction on the $11-million project is underway below City Park and to the east of Pueblo Boulevard.
Foot and cycling traffic are allowed only on the trail to the north of the Arkansas River between Pueblo Boulevard and the Wild Horse Creek pedestrian bridge.
Construction is beginning on Waterworks Park, Pueblo Water’s $11-million rehabilitation project of the Southside Diversion Dam just north of City Park. The project will improve safety on the Arkansas River by creating a passageway that will allow users to ride the river unimpeded.
The wastewater or sewer charge on your Pueblo Water bill is based upon water consumed between the December and February (non-irrigation months) water meter readings. It consists of a monthly minimum and a volume charge which is the average usage during the adjustment period.
To better serve you, our valued customer, and to help pave the way for future growth in the city, Pueblo Water is updating its billing procedures. With this update, your monthly bill due date may change. Changes in Pueblo Water’s billing cycles begin on Oct. 1, 2023.
By rehabilitating the Southside Diversion Dam and Raw Water Intake facility just north of City Park, and by improving the surrounding areas, river users will be able to traverse the Arkansas River from below Pueblo Dam all the way to near Runyon Lake.
Pueblo Water’s annual Water Quality Report, for the 2022 calendar year, now is available online. The report, which contains general information about Pueblo Water’s system and treatment operations, as well as water quality testing results, may be viewed under the Your Water tab here.
To better serve our customers by allowing for more service opportunities each day, Pueblo Water will now schedule service appointments in block window times beginning May 1, 2023. All calls for Pueblo Water field services must be made in advance by calling 719-584-0210.
The Pueblo Dam tailwater fishery is an outstanding sport fishery for non-native trout species and has been for many years even though that stretch of river occasionally experiences very low flows. Because of multiple years of drought, current hydrologic conditions are once again resulting in unusually low flows on that stretch of river.
The Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce named Pueblo Water as its Business of the Year for 2023. The award, which has been bestowed annually since 1985, recognized the efforts and integrity of Pueblo Water, which began serving the Pueblo community in 1874.
Beginning March 1, 2023, changes made to Pueblo Water’s Rules & Regulations regarding service, deposits and billing, items covered in Section 4.0, are in effect. Items in section 2.0. as well as rates and fees for 2023, also have been updated.
For the fourth consecutive year, Pueblo Water earned the Government Finance Officers Association Distinguished Budget Presentation Award. Pueblo Water’s annual budget for the fiscal year beginning Jan. 1, 2022, earned the honor. Pueblo Water also earned the distinction for the fiscal years 2019, 2020, and 2021.
For the second time in as many years, two of Pueblo Water’s best and brightest were honored recently by the Latino Chamber of Commerce of Pueblo. Sarah Mutz and Taylor Maik were honored as two of Pueblo’s 40 Under 40 Emerging Leaders for 2022. They, along with 38 of their peers, were feted on June 24, 2022, at the Pueblo Convention Center.
The Pueblo County Engineering and Public Works Department reminds residents that is important not to pour anything down storm sewer drains. Pueblo County also reminds all residents of the difference between a storm sewer and a sanitary sewer.
It’s time to wake up early and take advantage of one of Pueblo’s most popular summer traditions – Fitness on the Riverwalk. Pueblo Water is once again the proud sponsor of Fitness on the Riverwalk. The annual summer-long event begins on Monday, June 13, and runs through Aug. 12, 2022.
We are pleased to present to you this year’s water quality report. Our constant goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water. Our dedicated staff works hard to bring you the highest quality water at the lowest possible cost.
As we turn our attention to our lawns and gardens this spring, Pueblo Water reminds its customers that there are no watering restrictions in place. However, Pueblo Water encourages wise water use at all times – indoors and out. Wise water use helps you get the most out of every drop our most precious natural resource.
The contract will allow the Southeastern District to use capacity in Pueblo Water’s system to treat and deliver AVC water to a pipeline being constructed by Reclamation. The connection point for AVC is at the east end of Pueblo Water’s system, at 36th Lane and U.S. Highway 50.
The wastewater or sewer charge on your Pueblo Water bill is based upon water consumed between the December and February (non-irrigation months) water meter readings. It consists of a monthly minimum and a volume charge which is the average usage during the adjustment period. Read more for information on how to request an adjustment.
Pueblo Water prepared its Water Efficiency Plan in accordance with the Colorado Water Conservation Act of 2004 to meet or exceed all statutory requirements under Colorado Revised Statute 37-60-126. The Colorado Water Conservation Board’s Municipal Water Efficiency Plan Guidance Documents were utilized to guide the development of this plan.
Two of Pueblo Water’s best and brightest were honored recently by the Latino Chamber of Commerce of Pueblo.
Construction Engineer Justin Richardson and Customer Services Supervisor Ryan Dalton were named two of Pueblo’s 40 Under 40 Emerging Leaders for 2021. They, along with 38 of their peers, were feted on July 30, 2021, at the Pueblo Convention Center.
Pueblo Water once again is proud to sponsor Fitness on the Riverwalk. This is a chance for community members and visitors alike to experience fun and exercise for free at one of the most scenic sites in all of Pueblo.
We are pleased to present to you this year’s water quality report. Our constant goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water. We want you, our valued customers, to be informed about the services we provide and the quality water we deliver to you every day.
Erosion caused by flows in Fountain Creek over time exposed a portion of the existing 16-inch water main. Pueblo Water used horizontal directional drilling to go approximately 20 to 25 feet under the main channel of the creek. Design on the project began in March and it was completed in June.
Each spring, Pueblo Water plows its two ditches so that the melting snow may freely flow into Tennessee Creek, and then into the Arkansas River as it makes its way downstream to our homes and businesses. While many water providers also need to perform such seasonal maintenance, Pueblo Water is one of the few municipalities (if not the only one) to do it themselves. Not only does plowing ensure that as much water as possible is captured, it also prevents washouts from damaging National Forest Service roads.
Pueblo Water and partners throughout North America are observing Drinking Water Week by recognizing the vital role tap water plays in daily life, the infrastructure that is required to carry it to and from homes and businesses, and the important work of water professionals “behind the scenes.”
For the second consecutive year, Pueblo Water earned the Government Finance Officers Association Distinguished Budget Presentation Award. A team led by Finance Division Manager Kristen Spicola and Financial Planning and Rate Analyst Leroy Rittgers composed Pueblo Water’s annual budget for the fiscal year beginning Jan. 1, 2020. Pueblo Water also earned the distinction for the […]
More than 32 percent of Pueblo Water’s customers have online accounts! If you prefer the convenience of paying your bills online, now is the time to join the crowd and take advantage of Pueblo Water’s easy online bill pay option.
With climate change and a growing population, every utility needs to model the future and ensure it is providing a reliable supply to its customers. The program also is used to aid in decisions related to our leases and reservoir expansions.
Pueblo Water is once again the proud sponsor of Fitness on the Riverwalk. The annual event begins on Monday, June 15, and runs through Aug. 21, 2020. All classes will be held under the Lake Elizabeth Pavilion, located at the corner of Victoria & Greenwood.
Pueblo Water understands the hardships that our residents and those in our business community are facing because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our entire Pueblo Water Team continues to provide customers with the highest quality water during these turbulent times.
Pueblo Water and the American Water Works Association (AWWA) will observe Drinking Water Week by recognizing the vital role tap water plays in daily life, the infrastructure that is required to carry it to and from homes and businesses, and the important work of water professionals “behind the scenes.”
At its board meeting on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, the Pueblo Water Board of Directors unanimously approved a resolution supporting Ballot Question 2A.
Ballot Question 2A will be part of a special election held on May 5, 2020. [...]
Pueblo Water announced its citywide main replacement program area for 2020. Pueblo Water will replace approximately 14,500 lineal feet of 8-inch cast iron water pipe with PVC and replace valves and fire hydrants as well. Total budget cost of the project is $2.42 million. “As part of our ongoing effort to provide the highest quality […]
From left: Chris Woodka, Mike Cafasso and Sam Krage are sworn in by Pueblo City Clerk Brenda Armijo. Pueblo Water welcomes board members in 2020 Three members of the community took their oath for Pueblo Water’s Board of Directors on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. St. Mary-Corwin Hospital CEO Mike Cafasso was re-elected to a six-year […]
The wastewater or sewer charge on your Pueblo Water bill is based upon water consumed between the December and February (non-irrigation months) water meter readings. It consists of a monthly minimum and a volume charge which is the average usage during the adjustment period. Wastewater Adjustment: If you would like to water during the wastewater […]
Pueblo Mayor Nick Gradisar was honored this week for his 15 years of service on the Pueblo Water Board of Directors with a ceremony and the presentation of a bronze bust of his likeness that will be hung at the water works administration building.
Summer Tips Summers in Pueblo tend to be hot and dry. Customers can be wise water users if they follow a few easy suggestions: Smart Watering Times Water before 10 a.m. or after 7 p.m. to get the most out of your efforts. Watering during the heat of the day leads to undo evaporation. Water […]
Thanks to long-term planning by the Pueblo Board of Water Works and effective conservation by you, our customers, Pueblo water users continue to enjoy a reliable water supply at rates about 25% below the average for front-range cities. Still, it makes no sense to waste water - our most precious resource. The Board of Water Works encourages […]
On October 9, 2018 City Council approved the following fee structure for all properties within the City limits. Beginning Oct. 1, 2019, there will be a change on your monthly water bill issued by the Board of Water Works for the Street Repair Utility Fee
The Sanitary Sewer Use Charge for 2020 will be calculated using the average of water consumed during the two non-irrigating months that begin with your December 2019 water meter reading and end with your February 2020 meter reading.
Pueblo Water is committed to providing the highest quality water at the lowest possible cost. We are equally committed to the workforce that helps achieve that goal.
We strive to create and maintain a professional environment that encourages and recognizes teamwork, individual contribution, and the integrity of each employee while providing the opportunity for each employee to grow within the organization.