1. Using excess water January through March will cause sanitary sewer charges to increase for the entire year. Sanitary sewer charges are also based on winter water consumption.
2. The point of average winter consumption is to keep essential indoor use affordable.
3. Conservation is still a priority and it is important to ensure the stability of our current and future water supply. We strongly discourage water waste.
4. Water use has declined 22% in Denver Water's service area over the last decade. We all need to continue efforts to create a culture of conservation. For more information, check out denverwater.org/Conservation/