Month: December 2021

Capital Projects Scheduled for 2022

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The Southwest Metropolitan Board of Directors approved the 2022-2031 Capital Master Plan (Plan) on September 24, 2021. The Plan allows the District to be proactive in addressing infrastructure needs by… Read more »

Budget Highlights for 2022

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The 2022 budget for Southwest Metropolitan Water & Sanitation District was adopted by the board of directors on November 19, 2021. The proposed budget projects a revenue of approximately $3M… Read more »

Drought Status


According to the November 30 update from the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS), 0% of the state falls into the exceptional drought category, 14% is in an extreme drought,… Read more »

Monthly Service Fee May Increase in 2022

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Due to operating revenue falling short of operating expenses, as well as the increased labor and materials costs for scheduled maintenance projects, the board of directors is considering raising the… Read more »

Water and Sewer Rates for 2022

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New water rates start January 1st In October 2021, the Denver Board of Water Commissioners adopted rate changes to help pay for critical upgrades and projects to keep the water… Read more »