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About

Central Weld County Water District

Central Weld County Water District (CWCWD) was organized in 1965 and was initially funded by a $3.8 million dollar general obligation bond for construction of facilities. Beginning in 1967, CWCWD was created to provide reliable and good quality water to rural users and communities who were, at the time, dependent on sub-surface water sources. The District's domestic water service area now extends south from Greeley to the Tri-town area of Dacono, Firestone, and Frederick in southwest Weld County, and east from Interstate 25 to Kersey and the Hardin area.

Inclusion of Land:

Lands must be included within Northern Water boundaries to be eligible to receive Colorado-Big Thompson Project water. Contact Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District with the legal description of your property including section, township and range to find out if your parcel meets the requirements to be included within the NCWCD boundaries. This information is usually available on your property tax notice or from the county assessor’s office.

Water Supply:

Water supply for the District is taken from Carter Lake west of Berthoud where the CWCWD has major treatment and storage facilities owned and operated jointly with Little Thompson Water District (LTWD). A high pressure transmission main transports water east approximately 22 miles to the District's distribution system. Raw water supply is received through the Colorado-Big Thompson Project and the purchase of Windy Gap water to supply residents in areas which could not previously be serviced.