Genesee Water & Sanitation District

Genesee Water and Sanitation District is a quasi-municipal corporation and a political subdivision of the State of Colorado formed on July 5, 1973 pursuant to the Special District Act. The District was organized for the purpose of providing clean, safe and reliable water and sanitation services to its residents.

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Genesee Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting Agenda

The Genesee Water & Sanitation District Board will meet on Tuesday, October 22nd at 5:00 at the Administration Building: 2310 Bitterroot Lane, Golden, CO  80401 All are welcome.

GWSD Board Agenda 10-22-19

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Advanced Water Treatment Facility Tours

October 15, 2019

Advanced Water Treatment Plant Tours

Genesee Water & Sanitation District’s Advanced Water Treatment has been providing high quality finished water to customers since August of 2017.   The district was voted water system of the year in 2017 by the Colorado Rural Water Association.  The district would like to invite all residents to tour the facility.  Tours will start at 10:00, Saturday, November 9th, with the last tour starting at 11:30 and ending at 12:00.  Please RSVP by calling the office at 303-278-9780 or emailing **When you request a tour please tell us your preferred time slot, We will do tours every 15 minutes starting at 10:00 and ending at 11:30.**


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Imagine a Day without Water

Imagine a Day without Water

October 01, 2019

Could you go a day without water? No water to drink or make coffee. No water to shower, brush your teeth, flush the toilet, or do laundry. Firefighters couldn't put out fires and farmers couldn't water their crops. 

We know that water is essential.  That’s why we want you to know about a nationwide educational effort called “Imagine a Day Without Water.” On October 23, the Value of Water Coalition is coordinating a national advocacy and educational event, Imagine a Day Without Waterto raise awareness about the most essential resource we have: Water.  Across the country, water agencies, mayors, engineers, contractors, business leaders, community members, schools, organizations, corporations, environmental advocates, and more are joining together to educate people about how water is essential, the challenges facing water and wastewater systems, and the need for investment.

Even though water is absolutely vital to everything we do, it too often is forgotten. Out of sight, out of mind. Many people take water service for granted. Clean, safe, reliable, and affordable water comes out of the tap and flows down the drain without a second thought. But the massive infrastructure, much of it underground, which brings water to homes and businesses, takes it away, and treats it, is aging. A water main breaks somewhere in the U.S. every two minutes. Most pipes have an average life expectancy of 50 years, but in many major cities, water pipes are more than 100 years old. Communities cannot afford to go a day without water if those systems reach their breaking points.

What is the message of Imagine a Day without Water? Keep reading . . . 

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