Water Districts
Ranked by number of customers
Rank
Company name
No. of customers
No. of employees
Water revenue 2015
Sq. miles in district
Water source
Service area
Phone
Website
Email
Person in charge
Title
Year founded
1
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District
220 Water Ave.
Berthoud, CO 80513
800,000
90
$0
2,560
The Colorado-Big Thompson Project collects water from the headwaters of the Colorado River using a series of reservoirs and pump plants on the West Slope. The water is transferred through the Adams Tunnel, a 13.1 mile long tunnel that runs underneath Rocky Mountain National Park.
Provides water for agricultural, municipal, industrial and domestic use in northeastern Colorado.
800-369-7246
www.northernwater.org
contactus@northernwater.org
Eric Wilkinson; Brad Wind
general managers
1937
2
Central Weld County Water District
2235 Second Ave.
Greeley, CO 80631
45,000*
10
$4,707,868**
500
Carter Lake filter plant
Serves unincorporated Weld County east of I-25 to County Road 67, from County Road 58 South to County Road 6.
970-352-1284
www.cwcwd.com
1965
3
Fort Collins - Loveland Water District
5150 Snead Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80525
17,000
26
$10,400,000
60
Colorado-Big Thompson, North Poudre Irrigation
Serves portions of south Fort Collins, north Loveland, Timnath, Windsor and unincorporated Larimer County.
970-226-3104
www.fclwd.com
frontdesk@fclwd.com
Mike DiTullio; Chris Matkins
district managers
1961
4
Little Thompson Water District
835 E. Colorado Highway 56
Berthoud, CO 80513
8,000
23
$0
275
Colorado-Big Thompson, Windy Gap.
Generally bounded by the city of Loveland on the north, Longs Peak Water District on the south, the city of Greeley, the South Platte River and the St. Vrain River on the east, and the foothills on the west. It expanded to include the former Arkins Water Association in 1999 and the town of Mead in 2002.
970-532-2096
www.ltwd.org
info@ltwd.org
Amber Kauffman
district manager
1961
5
Left Hand Water
6800 Nimbus Road
Longmont, CO 80503
7,045*
24
$7,225,496**
110
C-BT, Left Hand Creek
Left Hand Water District serves an area from Foothills Highway on the west to I25 on the east and by Longmont on the north and Erie to the south.
303-530-4200
www.lefthandwater.org
lhwd@lefthandandwater.org
Corey Heil
President
1960
6
East Larimer County Water District
232 S. Link Lane
Fort Collins, CO 80524
6,800*
16
$6,056,000**
53
C-BT, Poudre River, and several ditch rights
The ELCO Water District services the northeast part of Fort Collins.
970-493-2044
www.elcowater.org
elco@elcowater.org
Mike Scheid; Loren Maxey
General Manager; President
1962
7
North Weld County Water
32825 Weld County Road 39
Lucerne, CO 80646
3,800*
18
$0
325
C-BT, irrigation water
Northern Weld County
970-356-3020
www.nwcwd.org
water@nwcwd.org
Rick Pickard
district managerĀ 
1962
8
Longs Peak Water District
9875 Vermillion Road
Longmont, CO 80504
1,000*
3
$0
N/A
Carter Lake
Provides water to the counties of Boulder and Weld
303-776-3847
www.lpwd.org
info@lpwd.org
Gary Allen
District ManagerĀ 
1960
9
West Fort Collins Water
2711 N. Overland Trail
LaPorte, CO 80535
980*
N/A
$0
30
C-BT
From Ted's Place (U.S. Highway 287 & Colorado Highway 14) south to Lory State Park, with Larimer County Road 27 (mouth of Rist Canyon) being the western border and U.S. 287 and Colorado Highway 1 being the eastern border. Serves the town of Bellvue, and from Bellvue east, the Poudre River is the southern boundary. The north boundary is basically the Highway 287 bypass.
970-484-4881
https://www.fcgov.com/utilities/what-we-do/water
Doug Bigge
District ManagerĀ 
1964
10
Spring Canyon Water and Sanitation District
4908 Shoreline Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80526
600*
3
$406,072**
0
C-BT
Horsetooth Reservoir residents
970-226-5605
www.springcanyonwsd.com
1973