The Green Mountain Park Water & Sanitation District was formed in 1951. The District merged with Northside Water and Sanitation District in 1982 and was renamed Green Mountain Water & Sanitation District.
The District maintains a business office at 13919 W. Utah Avenue, Lakewood, Colorado 80228, a maintenance office at 12074 W. Virginia Avenue, Lakewood, Colorado 80228 and a maintenance facility at 291 S Zinnia Way, Lakewood, CO 80228.
The District provides water and sewer service to approximately 9,480 residential customers, 760 commercial taps, as well as sewer to over 750 extraterritoriality customers. The District service area is approximately 9.5 square miles and is about 98% developed.
The District maintains: 160 miles of water line, 140 miles of sewer line, 1148 Fire Hydrants, 4082 water valves, 11 water storage tanks, and 8 pumping stations.
The District has a Master Meter Contract with Denver Water Department. Water is purchased by the District wholesale from Denver Water Department and is measured through metering stations at 4th and Independence, and at W Jewell Avenue and W. Yale Avenue.
The District has a Special Connectors Agreement with the Metro Wastewater Reclamation District. The District pays the Metro District annual charges based on flows and strength of flows measured at the Weir Gulch metering station, and the Iliff and Morrison Road metering stations.
The budget is prepared on an accrual basis of accounting, by the district manager and submitted to the Board of Directors by October 15 each year. The budget is open for public comment any time prior to adoption which is not before the second Tuesday in November. For budgetary purposes, Depreciation is not considered as expenditure and System Development Fees are considered income.
The District is debt free and does not collect property taxes. The District currently relies on revenue received from water and sewer user fees to fund the District operations.
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