The Water Division constructs, operates, and maintains the water distribution lines and meters within the city, providing water customers with a safe and reliable domestic water supply that complies with all state and federal laws.

We work to provide quality service and meet the increasing water demands of the city, while keeping costs as low as possible.

Project 7 Water Authority

Project 7 Water Authority provides high quality, potable water to the municipalities and rural areas of the Uncompahgre River Valley through a unique cooperative effort among seven area water entities, including the City of Montrose.  View the most recent Consumer Confidence Report, or contact Project 7 for additional water quality and treatment information.

Water Taps

The Building Department coordinates fees for new water taps. 

Water Conservation Plan

The City has a Water Conservation Plan as mandated by the State of Colorado HB 04-1365, which mandates that all covered entities, defined as water retailers that distribute 2,000 acre-feet or more annually, have such plans approved by Colorado Water Conservation Board.