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.

The City works to provide quality service and meet the increasing water demands of the community 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 State of Colorado, under HB 04-1365, mandates that all covered entities, defined as water retailers that distribute 2,000 acre-feet or more annually, have water conservation plans approved by Colorado Water Conservation Board. 

Contact Us

  1. Water Division of Public Works


    1221 64.50 Road
    P.O. Box 790
    Montrose, CO 81402

    Ph: 970-240-1480
    Ph: 970-240-1484
    Fx: 970-240-1483

    After-Hours Emergencies
    Ph: 970-209-2317


    Monday - Thursday
    7 a.m. - 6 p.m.