Why are rates increasing?
To fund essential repairs and upgrades to Denver Water's system and to fund a number of multi-year projects, such as replacing aging pipes and failing underground storage tanks, upgrading water treatment facilities and rehabilitating Antero Dam in Park County.

For additional information, visit denverwater.org/BillingRates/RatesCharges/2016-rates/

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1. Why are rates increasing?
2. Why is the rate structure changing?
3. What is Average Winter Consumption (AWC) and how is it determined?
4. Why did you choose January through March to determine AWC?
5. What is the fixed monthly charge (formerly known as the "service charge")?
6. What is my meter size?
7. Can't I intentionally increase my winter usage to gain a higher tier 1?
8. I'm a low user, isn't this benefitting higher users?
9. What do the rates and fixed monthly charge pay for?
10. Where can I find more information about the 2016 water rates?