Water and Wastewater

Public Hearing Regarding Improvements at the Water Treatment and Storage Facilities

A public hearing has been scheduled for March 15th and was previously noticed in the Mountain Mail. The purpose of this public hearing is to inform citizens and solicit public input, written or oral, regarding capital improvements at the water treatment and storage facilities that may be financed through the State Revolving Fund (SRF) loan […]

Packet Materials for Special Work Session 08 31 2015

Materials for the special work session about water and wastewater rates are available at this link. more »

Rate Study Financial Plan on Agenda for July 20 Work Session

Raftellis Financial Consultants will be in Salida on Monday, July 20th to attend the council work session and present the financial plan for the water and wastewater systems as part of their rate study project. After providing an overview of the rate setting process, Raftellis will discuss the financial projections for the next ten years. […]

Rate Study Request for Proposals

The City of Salida (hereafter the City) requests proposals from qualified consultants to conduct a comprehensive independent evaluation of the fees and charges of the City’s Water and Wastewater Enterprise Fund, prepare a written report summarizing alternatives and recommendations, and publicly present such recommendations prior to the start of the City’s 2016 budget process … more […]

Monthly Billing and Bills Delivered by Email

It’s official – monthly billing is here. And, it’s not too late to sign up to receive your first monthly bill by email. Sign up by Tuesday with an email to utilities@cityofsalida.com that includes your account number(s), or go through the web portal to get started. Paperless billing is one of several changes being implemented by the […]

City of Salida Wastewater Treatment Plant featured in national magazine

City of Salida Wastewater Treatment Plant featured in national magazine

The team at the Salida treatment facility includes, from left, Bryan MacNiven, operator; Randy Sack, plant manager; and Dan Poole and Bob Cannon, operators. The City of Salida Wastewater Treatment Plant is featured in this month’s issue of Treatment Plant Operator (TPO), a national … more »

City of Salida will offer self-cleaning area for portable toilets effective August 15th

Effective August 15th, the Salida Wastewater Treatment Plant will no longer provide cleaning of portable toilets. As an alternative, the plant will offer a designated area for the public to self-clean the toilets. This service is offered to provide a clean, sanitary location for private and commercial rafters to dispose of human waste and clean […]

RV/Camper Dump Station Closure

The RV/camper dump station located behind the Chamber of Commerce at 406 W Hwy 50 is closed permanently effective immediately. Anyone needing to dispose of waste from recreational vehicles can go to the Wastewater Treatment Facility at 6608 County Road 102.  Upon arrival please call the number posted on the gate for entry into the […]

Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report for 2013

The City of Salida 2012 calendar year Drinking Water Quality Report has been released. The report finds no violations or formal enforcement actions. Any questions? Please contact Lonnie Oversole, Water Plant Director at 719-539-6721 Water consumer report more »

Voluntary Water Restrictions

By Lonnie Oversole, Salida Water Plant Manager Water restrictions for the 2013 irrigation season will again be on a voluntary basis. Salidans are encouraged to follow the same restrictions that have been in place in past years: even address numbers water on even calendar days, odd address numbers water on odd calendar days. Also, the […]

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