White tanks - New Chlorine contact Tanks and filter
N. Filter Air & WW - New Filter air and waste water piping
N Filter - New Filter and Backwash piping
Delivery of new water filter
Installing new water filter in plant
Cottonwood Creek diversion
Bessemer ditch diversion
View of the three turbines at Hydro Plant
Hydro Power plant looking south

SCMWD Information

1397 Aspen Road By Phone: (719) 542-4380  
Pueblo, CO 81006 By Fax: (719) 542-4862
10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and  In An Emergency:
1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (719) 542-4380
(Monday - Friday)  

2022 Holiday Closures

Memorial Day
Mon., May 30
Independence Day
Mon., July 4
Labor Day
Mon., Sept. 5

Marijuana Water Regulations

Click here to download a copy of the section in Article V concerning Marijuana Water Regulations (in pdf) .

5.08 Use of Water in Conjunction with cultivation, growing, manufacture, processing, research and development, distribution, testing and sale of industrial hemp, medical marijuana, retail marijuana, medical marijuana-infused products, and/or retail marijuana-infused products.
  1. In addition to all other District Policies, Rules and Regulations, the following shall apply to all patrons who desire to utilize District supplied water for the cultivation, growing, manufacture, processing, research and development, distribution, testing or sale of industrial hemp, medical marijuana, retail marijuana, medical marijuana-infused products, and/or retail marijuana-infused products (hereafter collectively referred to as Marijuana Operation);
    1. District water shall only be supplied upon receipt by District of documentation and permits from applicable governmental agencies reflecting the patron's permitted or authorized use or uses, and establishing that the patron's Marijuana Operation has been approved by and is in accord with Colorado law and Chapter 5.12, Marijuana Licensing, of Pueblo County, Colorado Regulations and all Pueblo County, Colorado Regulations relating to Industrial Hemp and Hemp Establishments.
    2. All such accounts are declared to be Commercial Accounts.
    3. Each water service connection supplying water for Marijuana or Hemp Operations must have a water meter purchased from District capable of being read electronically and profiled to report daily water use;
    4. Each patron requesting water service or continued water service for Marijuana Operations, shall provide the District, with patron's application for service, with patron's best estimate of the daily and monthly quantity of water patron will require in conjunction with patron's Marijuana Operation.
    5. For so long as only a portion of the District's water supply appears available for delivery to patrons involved in any Marijuana Operations, District reserves the right:
      1. To limit the number of patrons whom to whom it may provide water for Marijuana Operations; and,
      2. To reduce the quantity of water being provided to patrons of existing Marijuana Operations, on a pro-rata basis.
5.09 Use of Water.
The use of District water by a patron may be modified or terminated by the District in order for District to comply with (1) policy directives or guidelines respecting the use of federal water facilities issued by the Bureau of Reclamation of the United States Department of the Interior or any other federal agency, or (2) the terms of a federal contract, license or permit; or (3) applicable law.

Acceptable Payment

The District is now accepting Credit Card Payments


The District accepts credit card payments online and at the District office. To pay online click the pay Bill tab. Payments by credit online will be charged user fees by the service provider. To proceed you will need to know the amount owed and your account number. The District cannot take a card number over the phone. This is for your security and the Districts.

Board Meetings

The SCMWD Board meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month. The 2022 dates are listed below. The meeting agenda is posted at the District office.

2022 Calendar

Apr. 13 May 11 June 8
July 13 Aug. 10 Sept. 14

Consumer Reports

Below are the yearly Consumer Confidence Reports (in Adobe PDF) as released by the St. Charles Mesa Water District.

2021   2020  2019 2018
2017 2016 2015 2014


If you don't have Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the above documents in pdf, you can download it for FREE by clicking the logo below.

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Yearly Water Rate Tables

Below is a yearly list of the past water rate tables as approved by the St. Charles Mesa Water District Board:

2022  2021  2020  2019  

2018  2017  2016  2015  

Water Tap Fees

Below is the Water Tap Fees table for the St. Charles Mesa Water District (in pdf):

SCMWD Releases

Below are press releases written by St. Charles Mesa Water District (SCMWD) for the media and public consumption.

Zinno Taps Into SCMW System
(Sept. 29, 2017)
Prohibition of Use of District Water
(March 21, 2014)

SCMWD Web Traffic

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