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.
Preserving Elbert County’s Water Supply
Recycled Water Guide #1
Steps for Landscaping Plan Approval and Installation
Recycled Water Guide #2
Recycled Water Guide #3
Landscape Contractor Responsibilities
Recycled Water Guide #5