Town of Frisco water is produced from the Wayne Bristol Surface Water Treatment Plant: rated at 1 million gallons per day production and has a water right on North Ten Mile Creek for 2.5 cubic feet per second. The Surface Water Plant is a primary water supply for the Town of Frisco. There are four full-time employees in the Water Department.
The Town also has four water wells which are utilized to supplement the Water Treatment Plant. Requests for tours of the water system are gladly accommodated and if you have any questions concerning water quality, conservation, or operations please contact the Public Works Department at 970-668-0836.
View the Annual Drinking Water Quality Report. This report will not be mailed. Copies are available at the Public Works offices located at 0102 School Road, Frisco Colorado, or by calling 970-668-0836.
After recent lead and copper testing of Frisco’s water, Frisco’s Water Division was informed by the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment in January 2019 that there were lead levels in exceedance of the maximum allowable limit in the provided samples, as six homes/buildings out of 40 homes/buildings tested in Frisco were found to have lead levels at or in exceedance of 15 parts per billion (ppb). During testing for lead and copper levels in the first half of 2018, samples from 40 homes/buildings (37 of these samples were from the same locations as later tests) were not found in aggregate to be in exceedance of maximum allowable limits of lead. Read more here…
Water billing is handled by the Town’s Finance Department. Visit the water billing page for information on water billing or to pay your bill online.
A backflow device is used to control a cross connection in a water system. The State requires a backflow device on all water services that are connected to a public water system. Town of Frisco plumbing codes also require separate devices past the initial backflow for various other hazards including; boilers, hot tubs, in ground irrigation systems and other possible situations that could affect the potability of drinking water.
View common backflow devices found in homes and businesses in the Town of Frisco. There are many other types of devices but most are similar to these.
The Town of Frisco is required by the Colorado Department of Health and Enviroment to survey every water service on the Town’s public water system for the degree of hazard related to cross connections and the backflow protection needed for that service.
The Town of Frisco has an irrigation schedule based on the location of your property. Read Article V of Chapter 171, Water to find out about your schedule.
The Water Department performs all inspections of water lines and meter assemblies for newly constructed homes and businesses (please refer to the Town of Frisco’s Water Construction Standards). All Water related inspections must be scheduled through the Public Works Administration Department and all inspections require a 24 hour notice; please call the Public Works Office Manager at 970-668-0836 to schedule an inspection.
All water tap fees are calculated by the Public Works Administration Department. One (1) Capital EQR (tap) in 2017 equals $4,430. A single-family residence is “tapped” at one (1) EQR. The Department requires a full set of plans to calculate the tap fee.
You must purchase your water meter from the Town of Frisco. Please contact the Public Works Office Manager at 970-668-0836 for pricing and pick-up.
To effectively and efficiently perform public works operations, the Town will no longer be providing a water supply for private contractors.
The Town of Frisco’s sanitation (sewer) service is provided by the Frisco Sanitation District, which is a special district not operated by the Town. Please contact the Frisco Sanitation District at 970-668-3723 for sewer service inquiries and any other sanitation related issues.