Water Resources

Rangeview’s water supply comes from a diversified portfolio of surface water rights and ground water supplies used conjunctively to provide high quality, drought resistant water to our customers. Using our water supplies conjunctively means we capture and use our surface water supplies during wet periods or seasonal storm events, with the ability to store these water supplies when necessary for use throughout the year or during dry periods. In addition to our surface water supplies, we also use groundwater from wells developed in the Denver Basin formation which are available throughout the Lowry Range’s uniquely positioned 40 square miles located in southeast Arapahoe County.

We strive to develop and use our water supplies in the most environmentally responsible manner include the use of dual distribution water systems which allow us to deliver high quality potable water for domestic uses as well as collect, treat, store, and reuse reclaimed wastewater for outdoor irrigation uses, greatly reducing the amount of water wasted by traditional water systems.

Water Conservation

Rangeview encourages the use of efficient appliances (showers, toilets, washing machines, etc.) and has an incentive rebate program for use of water conservation devices to work in partnership with our customers to use water efficiently.

Water Quality

Each year, Rangeview publishes a Water Quality Report through our Consumer Confidence Report to provide our customers ongoing reporting of our water quality in quantitative and qualitative forms. Our first priority is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water and to ensure you are aware of our efforts to continually improve the safety of our water supply which is available here.

The Lowry Range Water Supplies

The Lowry Range Water Supplies include a combination of approximately 26,000 acre feet of deep groundwater, 29,000 acre feet of surface reservoir storage rights, and over 8,100 acre feet of renewable surface water supplies in two tributaries (Coal Creek and Box Elder Creek) which flow through the over 40 square miles of the Lowry Range. On average, combined with the ability to divert and store our renewable supplies the Lowry surface water supplies yield approximately 3,300 acre feet annually.

Summary of Lowry Range Water:

  • 25,961 acre feet per year of groundwater
  • 8,125 acre feet of surface water (average yield of 3,300 aft)
  • 29,262 acre feet of surface water storage capacity

Additional Surface Water Supplies

Rangeview in conjunction with its service provider Pure Cycle Corporation (www.purecyclewater.com), expects to have available for use in its service area addition renewable water supplies from Pure Cycle’s portfolio of senior Arkansas River supplies. This water is currently being used to irrigate approximately 17,500 acres of farm land in the Fort Lyon Canal system. Pure Cycle is working in conjunction with other local water rights owners and the Lower Arkansas Valley Super Ditch to develop partnerships between Agriculture and Municipal interest to allow continued irrigation and through rotational fallowing of agricultural lands use of water supplies for municipal and industrial uses.

For more information, please visit Pure Cycle Corporation's website at www.purecyclewater.com

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