Red Flag Warning May 7, 2020

Extreme fire weather conditions are expected today across portions of southern Colorado. A quick moving storm system to the north will allow for strong gusty winds and very low humidity values from late this morning into this evening. Areas over the San Luis Valley, east into the Eastern Mountains will see northwesterly winds gusting 40…

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Notice Pursuant to Executive Order No. 20-51

I am sorry to send out another message this week, but the COVID-19 pandemic and the waves of statues, guidelines and regulations coming down from the state capitol are forcing us to constantly adapt and adjust over the past two months. With that said, I am sending this notice and posting it on our website…

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WIPES CLOG PIPES

Did you know most alleged flushable wipes aren’t flushable at all? They don’t degrade once they hit water, and they easily accumulate in your indoor wastewater pipes, your service line, in our wastewater mains in the street, and/or at our wastewater treatment plants. All of those factors can have huge impacts on your pocket book…

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STAY AT HOME ORDER

Executive orders Stay-at-home order | AMENDED PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER 20-24 IMPLEMENTING STAY-AT-HOME REQUIREMENTS What it does: Orders people to stay at home unless they are engaged in certain necessary activities. Outlines what businesses and activities are exempt from the order. Requires people to follow social distancing rules when going out for necessary activities. Requires people…

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2019 Tree Cycle Information

El Paso County, Colorado Springs Utilities, Rocky Top Resources, Colorado Springs Gazette, and Colorado Springs Youth Sports will be operating a TreeCycle event to reduce landfilled tree waste, provide free mulch and support youth sports. For a suggested minimum donation of only $5 per tree, area residents can drop off trees at seven convenient locations. Keep…

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WINTER DRIVING TIPS

WINTER DRIVING Whenever possible, avoid driving in a winter storm. If you must go out, it is safer to travel in the day. The Colorado Department of Transportation(link is external) website has road conditions, traffic cameras, alerts and restrictions throughout Colorado. Call 511 from your cell phone for statewide conditions or 303-639-1111 for nationwide conditions. If you must drive…

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