Fort Collins City Water
The Fort Collins Water, under the City Utilities Department, provides water for about 124,262 residents living in the Fort Collins area. Established in 1861, the Fort Collins City Water collects water from two surface water sources: (1) The Colorado-Big Thompson (C-BT) Project, which includes Horsetooth Reservoir and (2) the Cache la Poudre River basin, including the Michigan Ditch and Joe Wright Reservoir System.
Fort Collins City Drinking Water Quality
Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports
Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires Fort Collins City Water to assess local water quality each year and distribute a Consumer Confidence Water Quality Report.
The information in this report includes the source of your water, whether your water meets EPA standards, detailed tables of detected contaminants, detailed descriptions of those contaminants, possible reasons why they're present, and potential health effects (if any).
Read the Consumer Confidence Report for Fort Collins City main water system here:
Contact Fort Collins City Water Customer Service
Have a Question, Issue or Comment?
Main Customer Service
970-212-2900 (Mon–Fri, 8:00 AM–5:00 PM)
No email provided. Please visit the contact form. https://www.fcgov.com/utilities/contact-us/e-mail-utilities
Emergency (24 hours - broken water main or pipeline, etc.)
Pay Your Fort Collins Water Bill
Already have an account?
If you already have an account, you just need to login to the Fort Collins Water site. Fort Collins Water accepts credit cards, debit, and direct deposit. Click here to login.
Want to create a new account?
You can create a new account on the Fort Collins Water website. Once you create the account, you can setup payment with credit, debit, or direct deposit. Click here to create an account.
Want to pay without an account?
You can make a one-time payment without creating an account. You will need to have your credit or debit card in order to make the one time payment. Click here to make a one time payment.
How to Start Water Service
Starting Your Service
When you move to a new home in Fort Collins City, you'll most likely already have running water, but you'll still need to set up water service with the Fort Collins Water. Luckily, has made it pretty simple with the following online form. Starting service generally takes just two business days.
Stopping Your Service
When you move out of a home in Fort Collins City, you'll need to stop your water service with the Fort Collins Water, so you don't keep getting billed. Simply fill out the following online form. Stopping service normally takes just two business days.