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 9,639residential customers, 833 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 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
The budget is prepared on an accrual basis of accounting, by the
district manager and submitted to the Board of Directors by October 9, 2018 and is 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.