City of Durango Water Commission

CITY OF DURANGO WATER COMMISSION

Water Department 
949 East Second Avenue
Durango, CO 81301
(970) 375-4801
(970) 375-4848 [Fax]
www.durangogov.org

BACKGROUND

The Durango Water Commission was established by ordinance 892 in September 1979.

MISSION

The duties of the Water Commission are to, "study the water problems of the City, particularly problems concerning additional water supply, transporting water to storage facilities, construction and use of transportation and storage facilities, purification, conservation, utilization, distribution of City water to users, methods of charging customers of water, methods of collecting delinquent water accounts, and makes such other studies and such surveys as are necessary to cover generally all problems concerning the water system of the City. 

MANAGEMENT

The Water Commission is appointed by the Durango City Council and is made up of members who serve three year terms. Current Commission members are: 

Chris Wilbur, Chair (to 2014)
John Ballow, Alternate (to 2016)
Ryan Huggins (to 2015)
Richard Reitz (to 2016)
Rachel Rossi, Youth Appointee (to 2014)
Bob Wolffe (to 2015)

The Board sets their agenda on a month to month basis. Usually the first Monday of the month at 4:30 pm at River City Hall conference room.

RELATED LINKS

Visit the City of Durango's website