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Utilities Administration

The Utilities Department is a diverse work group, responsible for supplying drinking water to all residents, removing and disposing of sanitary sewage, public stormwater maintenance, issuing building permits, performing permit inspections, and maintaining the City’s fleet of vehicles.

Mission Statement:

The Arvada Utilities Department provides critical health and safety services to all customers through prompt and personal customer service and a supportive and encouraging work environment.

Department of Utilities Services:  
Drinking Water:
  • Water Supply
  • Water Quality
  • Water Line Locates
  • Leak Detection
  • Emergency Repairs


  • Mainline Cleaning and Repairs
  • Storm Line Locates
  • Emergency Repairs

Sanitary Sewer:

  • Sewage Removal and Disposal
  • Mainline Cleaning and Repairs
  • TV Inspection of Sewer Mains
  • Sewer Line Locates
  • Emergency Repairs

Building Inspection:

  • Building Permits
  • Building Inspections
  • Plan Review
  • Building Maintenance Inspections


  • Vehicle and Equipment Purchasing and Maintenance
  • Specialty Fabrication
  • Police Equipment Purchasing
  • Fuel Distribution System


In case of emergency, such as a water main break, call 720-898-7760 during normal working hours. 
After hours, Weekends or Holidays, call 720-898-7820.


Need help or information?  Try using Ask Arvada for services provided by this department.

In 2011, Public Works and Utilities separated into two departments. Are you looking for the Public Works Department?


For Utility Billing inquiries please call 720-898-7070.  To make a payment on line, see related links for easy access to this service.  To pay by phone using a credit card, call 720-898-7852 or 720-898-7070.