News Flash

Posted on: July 15, 2021

Cycle and Soak Watering for Clay Soil

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One of the unique characteristics of Pueblo West is the foundation upon which our community rests. The majority of Pueblo West’s acreage sits on clay soil,  which is particularly dense. While water moves relatively slowly through clay soil, it do...

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Water Utilities
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Property Available to Reduce Market Gaps

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The Pueblo West Metro District continues to see unprecedented population growth, which brings with it increased consumer demand for goods and services and thus, opportunities for new and existing businesses to fill those needs.  As an example, ma...

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Eco Dev
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Animal Regulations in Pueblo West

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It’s a Zoo Out There: Animal Regulations in Pueblo West 

A majority of Pueblo West residents own a dog or cat. But what about exotic pets like snakes or barnyard animals like pigs or cows? From the amount of resident interactions with the Metro Di...

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Community Development
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Signage Guidelines in Pueblo West

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Summer means garage and estate sales as well as an increase in traffic throughout town as visitors flock to the Lake Pueblo Reservoir. In order to keep our community clean and to provide  a consistent, professional image for Pueblo West businesse...

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Community Development
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Volunteers Drive Community Clean Up

Community Clean Up 2021 (1)

Volunteers from the Pueblo West Metropolitan District, Pueblo West Chamber, Pueblo West Women’s League, and 3R Technology Solutions joined forces on Saturday, June 12 to provide an accessible and affordable alternative to illegally dumping trash into Pueb...

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Community Development
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Volunteers Drive Community Clean Up

Community Clean Up 2021 (1)

Volunteers from the Pueblo West Metropolitan District, Pueblo West Chamber, Pueblo West Women’s League, and 3R Technology Solutions joined forces on Saturday, June 12 to provide an accessible and affordable alternative to illegally dumping trash into Pueb...

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Community Development
Posted on: July 7, 2021

Land Development Requires Advance Planning

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Putting together a land development project is a large undertaking that requires significant planning before any dirt is moved. Interestingly, much of the activity happens before you ever actually see dirt moved by a shovel or backhoe.  Developer...

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Eco Dev
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Stage 1 Voluntary Water Restrictions

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Pueblo West Metropolitan District begins Stage 1 Voluntary Water Restrictions

Pueblo West Metropolitan District is now on Stage 1 Voluntary Water Restrictions, effective immediately. Due to below average snowpack this past year and in alignment with the re...

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Water Utilities
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Stage 1 Voluntary Water Restrictions

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Pueblo West Metropolitan District begins Stage 1 Voluntary Water Restrictions

Pueblo West Metropolitan District is now on Stage 1 Voluntary Water Restrictions, effective immediately. Due to below average snowpack this past year and in alignment with the re...

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Water Utilities
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Stage 1 Voluntary Water Restrictions

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Pueblo West Metropolitan District begins Stage 1 Voluntary Water Restrictions

Pueblo West Metropolitan District is now on Stage 1 Voluntary Water Restrictions, effective immediately. Due to below average snowpack this past year and in alignment with the re...

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Water Utilities
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Stage 1 Voluntary Water Restrictions

sprinkler_website

Pueblo West Metropolitan District begins Stage 1 Voluntary Water Restrictions

Pueblo West Metropolitan District is now on Stage 1 Voluntary Water Restrictions, effective immediately. Due to below average snowpack this past year and in alignment with the re...

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Water Utilities
Posted on: May 26, 2021

Wise Water Usage Tips

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Wise Water Usage Tips for Pueblo West residents

While the weather over the past few weeks has been uncharacteristically rainy, Pueblo West’s traditionally arid climate and reduced snowpack this year make it essential for residents to use water wisely and u...

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Water Utilities
Posted on: May 19, 2021

Pueblo West Metropolitan District Board Approves Property Sale to Great Western Building Systems, LL

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Pueblo West Metropolitan District Board Approves Property Sale to Great Western Building Systems, LLC

[May 11, 2021 -- Pueblo West, CO] Pueblo West Metropolitan District Board of Directors approved [4-0] the contract for sale of District property at 360 E ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Spring Fever and Your Water System

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With this pre-simulated 'Spring Fever' there is a real risk in starting up your sprinkler system too early.

As you know, here in Pueblo West, we can get snow in mid-April with below 30 degree nights. Sprinklers get damaged when water is i...

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Water Utilities
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Prairie Smart Watering

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Pueblo West is an arid region that receives only 12 inches of rainfall each year versus the US average of 38 inches. Our primary source of drinking water is Twin Lakes, located just south of Leadville. ...

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Water Utilities
Posted on: October 27, 2020

Outdoor Efficiency

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  • Mulch planting beds with newspaper, leaves, bark, or wood chips. Mulches retain soil moisture and improve soil quality.
  • Water your plantings with a soaker hose or a drip irrigation system. Less water evaporates this way than with a sprinkler, and you targe...
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Water Utilities