Town News Center

Town News Center

Posted on: December 20, 2018

Windsor Water Utility Rates to Increase 3.29 Percent in 2019

Water Rates_Webready

Effective Feb. 1, Windsor Water Utility customers’ annual water consumption rate will increase 3.29%. The rate increase is the lowest it has been in recent years and the new rates will be reflected in the March water bill.

Windsor’s Water Utility rates cover the cost of water and the infrastructure it takes to deliver it to residents. For instance, there’s cost involved with the collection, cleaning, filtering, disinfecting and testing of water used in residents’ homes. Because Windsor’s Water Utility serves the purpose of delivering safe, clean water to its residents in the most cost-effective way possible, town staff regularly review Windsor’s water rates to ensure that it can pay for residents’ supply. As the cost of water continues to rise, so will local utility costs.

In 2018, the average single-family residential water use charges were about $35.06 per month and in 2019 that average will be approximately $35.76 per month for Windsor Water Utility customers.

“As rates continue to rise across the front range, there are some things residents can do to conserve water,” says Water Resource Manager John Thornhill. Thornhill recommends residents check for leaky appliances such as toilets or replacing old less efficient showerheads. “The town offers rebates on toilets and washers as well as dye tablets to check if your toilet has a leak or not.” For additional conservation tips, visit

There are also agencies who offer affordability programs for families struggling to pay their utility bill. United Way 2-1-1 provides need-based services and can be reached at 970-407-7066 and Stepping Stones of Windsor is another outreach dedicated to helping families in financial need that can be reached at 970-686-2368.

To learn more about Windsor’s Water Utility, visit or call 970-674-2400.


Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Town News Center

CPP Thumbnail

Chimney Park Pool Opens May 25

Posted on: May 24, 2019

Residential Recycling Center Misuse

Posted on: April 1, 2019
2018-08-14 Dog Dip

Windsor to Host Doggie Dip September 2

Posted on: August 14, 2018
Town News

Get Involved in Your Community!

Posted on: April 18, 2018
Town Hall in Winter

Final Election Results

Posted on: April 3, 2018
Police Cruiser

Windsor Police Make Heroin Arrest

Posted on: November 17, 2017
Street Sweeper

Windsor to Conduct Fall Street Sweeping

Posted on: October 19, 2017

Windsor Police Make Drug Arrest

Posted on: April 14, 2017

2016 Annual Report Now Online

Posted on: March 14, 2017
American Flag - Morgue File

Windsor Town Offices Closed February 20

Posted on: February 15, 2017
Water - Morgue File

Windsor Releases 2016 Water Report

Posted on: January 10, 2017

Windsor Water Rates Increased

Posted on: January 9, 2017
Sticks - Morgue File

Brush Recycling Site to Increase Fees

Posted on: January 4, 2017
Frozen Trees

Winter Weather Safety Reminders

Posted on: January 3, 2017

Windsor to Recycle Christmas Trees

Posted on: December 21, 2016
Town Hall Jan 2016.jpg

Holiday Hours for Windsor Town Offices

Posted on: December 21, 2016
Snow Plows

Winter Property Maintenance Reminders

Posted on: December 19, 2016
PD Patrol Car

Windsor Police Death Investigation Update

Posted on: December 19, 2016
3 snow plows.jpg

Windsor Snow and Ice Plan 2016-2017

Posted on: December 6, 2016