Important Info



The Colorado Department of Local Affairs maintains a web page for all Active Colorado Local Governments and contains the District’s budgets, annual transparency notices, District information, etc. The Independence District page can be accessed by clicking on the following link: Department of Local Affairs

Amendment No1 to Amnd Restated Joint Tap Fee

2021 Audit Report

2021 Consumer Confidence Report

Hydrant Meter Rental Application 02.01.2021

Learn More About Irrigation with Reclaimed Water

2022 Rate & Fee Resolution

Service Plan Water & Sanitation

2023 Transparency Notice

2023 AAR

Water Meter Set Request 06.18.2021


Election Info


§ 1-13.5-501, C.R.S.

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and particularly to the electors of Independence Water & Sanitation District  (the “District”), Elbert County, Colorado.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an election for the District will be held on May 2, 2023, between the hours of 7:00 A.M. and 7:00 P.M.  At that time two (2) directors will be elected for the District.   Two (2) directors will serve 4-year terms of office.

Eligible electors of the District interested in serving on the board of directors for the District may obtain a Self-Nomination and Acceptance Form below or from Dianne Miller, the Designated Election Official of the District, from the District website  Email the completed Self-Nomination form to:, between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. on regular business days.

Self-Nomination and Acceptance Forms, or letters which meet the requirements of § 1-13.5-501, C.R.S., are to be returned to the Designated Election Official not less than sixty-seven (67) days prior to the election, which date is Friday, February 24, 2023. If the Designated Election Official determines that a Self-Nomination and Acceptance form is not sufficient, the eligible elector who submitted the form may amend the form once, at any time, prior to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 24, 2023. Earlier submittal is encouraged as the deadline will not permit curing an insufficient form. A person who wishes to be a write-in candidate shall file an affidavit of intent to be a write-in candidate with the office of the Designated Election Official by the close of business on the sixty-fourth (64th) day before the election, which date is Monday, February 27, 2023.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that applications for and return of absentee ballots may be filed with the Designated Election Official until the close of business on the Friday immediately preceding the election, which date is Friday, April 28, 2023.



By: /s/Dianne Miller, Designated Election Official

            Miller Law pllc

Reclaimed Water

The Independence Water & Sanitation District utilizes and supplies recycled water to our consumers for outdoor irrigation use. The use of recycled water in Colorado is regulated by the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) under Regulation #84. The attached documents describe the District’s capabilities, how to plan for and receive approval for residential landscaping improvements, and responsibilities of homeowners and contractors with respect to the use of recycled water for irrigation. 


Guide #1: Preserving Elbert County’s Water Supply
Recycled Water Guide #1

Guide #2: Steps for Landscaping Plan Approval and Installation
Recycled Water Guide #2

Guide #3: Customer Responsibilities
Recycled Water Guide #3

Guide #4: Available soon

Guide #5: Landscape Contractor Responsibilities
Recycled Water Guide #5