The City of Cortez Water, a public community water system under the city government, provides water to about 8,700 residents living in Cortez in Montezuma County, Colorado. Founded in 1886, the City of Cortez Water System currently obtains its surface water supply from McPhee Reservoir.

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Cortez Drinking Water Quality

Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports

Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires City Of Cortez Water to assess local water quality each year and distribute a Consumer Confidence Water Quality Report. At WaterZen, we review these reports and make the information available, in a concise, straightforward, and easy-to-understand way. You can find CCR report on the City Of Cortez Water website.

Contact City Of Cortez Water Customer Service

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Main Customer Service

Physical Address:
110 W Progress Circle
Cortez, Colorado 81321


Emergency (24 hours - broken water main or pipeline, etc.)

Pay Your City Of Cortez Water Bill

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If you already have an account, you just need to login to the City Of Cortez Water site. City Of Cortez Water accepts credit cards, debit, and direct deposit. Click here to login.

How to Start Cortez Water Service

Starting Your Service

When you move to a new home in Cortez, you'll most likely already have running water, but you'll still need to set up water service with the City Of Cortez Water. Luckily, Cortez has made it pretty simple with the following online form. Starting service generally takes just two business days.

Click here to fill out a Start Service Form.

Stopping Your Service

When you move out of a home in Cortez, you'll need to stop your water service with the City Of Cortez Water, so you don't keep getting billed. Simply fill out the following online form. Stopping service normally takes just two business days.

Click here to fill out a Stop Service Form.