Water & Sewer 

Billing Questions

If you have questions or need additional information about your Town of Wellington Utility Bill, please contact Town Hall at 970-568-3381 ext. 190, or email the department with your questions. Learn more about water rates online. Information about how to read your bill is available online or call the Utility Billing Specialist. 

24/7 Bill Pay Option: 1-833-862-1409 or pay online.

Water Violation Notice

On January 5, 2024, water customers received a water violation notice from the Town of Wellington. Please see below a copy of the notice sent to customers as well as a link to a presentation from the Deputy Public Works Director explaining the violation. 

Water Violation Presentation Video

Water Violation Letter

Rate Structure Update

The Board of Trustees adopted Ordinance 10-2023 on November 28, 2023, establishing a 5% water and wastewater rate adjustment for January 2024 as planned in alignment with the comprehensive utility rate study completed in 2022. Average water users will see a total monthly increase of approximately $5.57.  The rate change will take effect in January 2024, reflected on bills in February. 

Residential Water Rates 

Water Rate  2023 Jan. 2024
Base Rate (0.75 Inch tap) $49.71 $52.20
Tier 1 up to 3,000 gallons $0.00 $0.00
Tier 2 3,001-7,000 gallons $11.70 $12.29
Tier 3 7,001-20,000 gallons $15.20 $15.96
Tier 4 more than 20,001 gallons $21.64 $22.72

Residential Sewer Rates

Residential Sewer  2023 Jan. 24
Base Rate (Service Line Fee)  $13.95 does not include gallons $14.65
Usage Fee  $8.02 $8.42
  1. Commercial Rates
  2. Irrigation Tap Rates
  3. Residential Rates

Fees as of January 2024

Commercial Water Fees
Base Rate - a charge per month based on the size of the water tap:
0.75 Inch: $25.27
1 Inch: $37.03
1.5 Inch: $64.66
2 Inch: $99.72
More than 2 Inch: Calculated Base Rate for water taps that exceed 2 inches in size shall be calculated based on the proposed use and capacity.

Volume Rate – the charge per 1,000 gallons of usage:
Tier 1 (0-25,000 gallons): $12.31
Tier 2 (25,001-120,000 gallons): $15.37
Tier 3 (more than 120,00 gallons): $18.45

Commercial Wastewater Fees
Base Rate, charge per month: $14.65
Volume Rate - charge per 1,000 gallons of actual monthly water usage reduced by 15% to account for irrigation uses and other water use not returned as wastewater: $8.42

Storm Drainage
The town currently has a monthly charge of $9.25 for commercial customers.

There is an additional charge that the town collects for the Stormwater Authority. For commercial, it varies based on impervious surfaces. For further information, please contact Town Hall.

Fees as of January 1, 2023

Commercial Water Fees
Base Rate - a charge per month based on the size of the water tap:
0.75 Inch: $24.07
1 Inch: $35.27
1.5 Inch: $61.58
2 Inch: $94.97
More than 2 Inch: Calculated Base Rate for water taps that exceed 2 inches in size shall be calculated based on the proposed use and capacity.

Volume Rate – the charge per 1,000 gallons of usage:
Tier 1 (0-25,000 gallons): $11.72
Tier 2 (25,001-120,000 gallons): $14.64
Tier 3 (more than 120,00 gallons): $17.57

Commercial Wastewater Fees
Base Rate, charge per month: $13.95
Volume Rate - charge per 1,000 gallons of actual monthly water usage reduced by 15% to account for irrigation uses and other water use not returned as wastewater: $8.02

Storm Drainage
The town currently has a monthly charge of $9.25 for commercial customers.

There is an additional charge that the town collects for the Stormwater Authority. For commercial, it varies based on impervious surface. For further information please contact Town Hall.

  1. Water
  2. Sewer (wastewater)
  3. Storm Drainage

All water customers in Wellington have meters. Your monthly bill includes a service line fee (base rate) and a use charge for the water that passes through your water meter.

Watering Restrictions

  1. Between May and October, outdoor watering shall be restricted to the hours between 7 p.m. in the evening and 8 a.m. the following morning.
  2. Odd street numbers watering permitted on Tues. and Sat.
  3. Even street numbers watering permitted on Wed. and Sun.
  4. Runoff from irrigation shall be kept to an insignificant minimum.  
  5. Irrigation overspray onto non-vegetated areas is prohibited.
  6. Washing of outside paved or concrete areas is prohibited.

Exceptions to the mandatory restrictions include:

1. watering of gardens and plants, including vegetable gardens and containers; and 2. watering of new grass seed, sod and landscape vegetation if the landowner/occupant establishes vegetation is not more than 30 days from planting.

Payment Assistance


If you need assistance paying your bill, contact one of the following agencies for assistance: 


If you have experienced a hardship: 
Download the Hardship Utility Grant (HUG) application. Applications are also available in person at Wellington Town Hall. The application must be submitted in person to Wellington Town Hall along with documentation to verify the hardship. 

Haga clic aquí para descargar la aplicación Hardship Utility Grant (HUG. Las solicitudes también están disponibles en persona en Wellington Town Hall. La solicitud debe enviarse en persona al Ayuntamiento de Wellington junto con la documentación para verificar las dificultades.

If you have been financially impacted by COVID-19:
Call Neighbor to Neighbor at 970-829-0296 or visit larimer.org/erp to learn more! 

Other opportunities for financial assistance 
Discover Goodwill 
1-888-775-5327
Catholic Charities Larimer County 
970-484-5010
460 Linden Center Drive, Fort Collins 
Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
La Familia/The Family Center
970-221-1615 
309 Hickory St. #5, Fort Collins 
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. -12 p.m. and 1-5 p.m.
For assistance paying rent visit Neighbor to Neighbor.
Neighbor to Neighbor ofrece servicios de tranducción en todas nuestras oficinas. Envie un correo electronicó a contact@n2n.org para más informacion o para hacer una cita.
Larimer County Human Services 
https://www.larimer.org/humanservices