The Evergreen Metro District will enter the irrigation season in Level One Drought on May 1, 2021. As a reminder, the irrigation season runs from May through October. At this time there are no penalty rates in effect. District Management will continue to monitor the environmental conditions including the Colorado Drought Monitor, weather forecasts, and streamflow. While we are hopeful that more moisture is in our long-term future; the District is anticipating a Level Two Drought in effect as early as June 1, 2021; at which point penalty rates will be in effect. Please see the attached
On April 27, 2021 at 6:30 PM the Kittredge Sanitation and Water District Board of Directors will host a public hearing to consider an increase in water service drought penalty rates. This hearing will take place at the Kittredge Civic Association Community Center Dave Hahn Building at 26499 Mowbray Court, Kittredge, Colorado..
On April 15, 2021 at 4:30 PM the West Jefferson County Metropolitan District Board of Directors will host a public hearing to consider an increase in water service drought penalty rates. This hearing will take place at the EMD administration office at 30920 Stagecoach Boulevard.
On April 28, 2021 at 8:30 AM the Evergreen Metropolitan District Board of Directors will host a public hearing to consider an increase in water service drought penalty rates. This hearing will take place at the EMD administration office at 30920 Stagecoach Boulevard.
Like much of the entire State of Colorado, Jefferson County remains in an Extreme to Exceptional drought condition. Evergreen Metropolitan District continues to monitor the Upper Bear Creek Water Basin for precipitation and snow pack. The water stored in the upper basin in the form of snowpack and soil moisture remains low. The prediction for the winter and spring months continues to call for lower than normal precipitation with higher than normal temperatures. The current Evergreen Metropolitan District drought status continues to be in drought conditions.
West Jefferson County Metro District
29847 Lewis Ridge Road
Evergreen, CO 80439
Effective November 1, 2020 the Evergreen Metro District is no longer in Drought Level 2, however due to the forecast of below average precipitation and above average temperatures, EMD customers are strongly encouraged to continue to conserve water. There is a high probability we will enter drought restrictions for the 2021 irrigation season. Customers should monitor our website, Facebookand Twitter or the most up-to-date information regarding drought status.
To promote the health and safety of both EMD Staff and our Community the Administrative Offices will be closed to the public until further notice. We will continue to be available by phone and email if you need to speak with a member of our staff.
For your convenience there is a drop slot in the door as well as a drop box in the driveway island. We also have several online payment options.
Thank you for your understanding.
Using our water wisely by the use of new technology and simple steps helps everyone play a role in ensuring reliable water supplies not just for today but for future generations. We, at Evergreen Metro District are pleased to announce that EMD has partnered with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) through their WaterSense program to provide additional information about water saving tips.