ELP Gold Leader - City of Fort Collins

Water Treatment Facility

Water treatment pond 

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Fort Collins Water Treatment Facility
Fort Collins
Member since 2013

The City of Fort Collins Water Treatment Facility provides high quality drinking water to the customers of Fort Collins Utilities.
  • Reached milestone of reducing purchased electrical power by 30% over 2005 baseline.
  • Avoided generating 97 tons of greenhouse gases through use of renewable energy (solar), which offsets 84% of our greenhouse gas emissions from fuel usage in vehicles.
  • Diverted 38,000 pounds of scrap metal from the landfill.
  • Completed a solids residual managements study.
  • Completed a greenhouse gas baseline study.
  • Hosted four environmentally-focused tours of the facility as part of the City of Fort Collins Utilities' One Planet program.