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Posted on: January 31, 2023

Pueblo West Water purchases additional water rights in Twin Lakes Reservoir and Canal Company

Utility News Graphic- Twin Lakes Reservoir

The Pueblo West Metropolitan District Water Department has expanded its water resources following the purchase of shares in the Twin Lakes Reservoir and Canal Company, located between Buena Vista and Leadville.

“To better serve our customers, Pue...

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Water Utilities
Posted on: January 13, 2023

Indoor swim programs begin Jan. 16 through March 31

Pueblo West Parks and Recreation Indoor Swimming

Pueblo West Parks and Recreation is once again partnering with the Pueblo Regional Center to offer swimming and water fitness opportunities.

See indoor swim schedule... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: January 11, 2023

PRESS RELEASE: Pueblo County/Pueblo West Roads Maintenance Update

Pueblo West roads press conference with Garrison Ortiz and Kim Swearingen

Pueblo County government and the Pueblo West Metropolitan District held a joint press conference on Wednesday, Jan. 11 to highlight the ongoing transfer of roads maintenance duties from the Metro District to the County.

View the release... Press Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2023

Is Colorado's new cage-free egg law making you consider raising your own hens?

Graphic of free-range chickens

Is it legal to raise egg-laying hens in Pueblo West? 

For the majority of Pueblo West Metro District residents, the answer is actually "yes." Residents living in an "agricultural zone" may keep up to 12 chickens, provided you f...

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Community Development
Posted on: January 1, 2023

Pueblo West, Colorado taxes taking effect in 2023

Tax article graphic

Several tax increases and changes approved by voters or the Colorado State Legislature in 2022 have taken effect as of Jan. 1, 2023.

Pueblo West Metropolitan District sales tax is now 5.9%

Locally, the voter-approved 1% sales tax increase to fund Pueblo Wes...

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Posted on: January 1, 2023

Run for the Pueblo West Metropolitan District Board of Directors

Declare your candidacy for the 2023 Pueblo West Metropolitan Board of Directors election

Do you want to make sure your voice is heard? Pueblo West voters will elect two new Pueblo West Metropolitan District Board of Directors on May 2, 2023. If you want to serve, declare your candidacy by filling out a self-nomination form by Feb. 24.

Learn how to run for the Metro Board... Board of Directors
Posted on: December 20, 2022

How do I prepare my pipes for extreme cold? What do I do if my pipes freeze?


Frozen pipes are a wintertime concern in Colorado, especially when temperatures drop below 0 degrees Fahrenheit. Such dips in temperature pose safety concerns as well as the risk of frozen pipes in your home.

Residents are asked to take precautions to keep...

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Water Utilities
Posted on: December 12, 2022

Collections & Distribution team recognized for safety

Collections and Distribution employee with safety recognition

The Pueblo West Metro District Water Department Collection and Distribution (C&D) team was recognized this month for their commitment to safety.

"Every time I made a suggestion to improve the safety environment in their department, it was fixed,&q...

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Water Utilities