Does Longmont have watering restrictions?
For the most part, however, Longmont has been able to rely on voluntary watering restrictions to support our water supply goals. Residents are asked to be water-wise whether it is a wet season or a dry one.
Where does Longmont get its water from?
The majority of Longmont’s water supply comes from native basins in the region. The C-BT water provides an added buffer if those basins, which include Ralph Price and Union reservoirs, were insufficient in a dry year, Lowrie said.
Can you drink tap water in Longmont?
Safe and Reliable We want to assure you that Longmont’s drinking water is safe for you to use and that the water treatment and delivery system is sound. This ensures you have a continuous and uninterrupted supply of drinking water every day.
When should I turn on my sprinklers Longmont?
Water lawns or gardens between the hours of 6 pm and 10 am. Adjust irrigation heads to avoid over-spray onto the sidewalks and streets. Adjust the automatic irrigation controller at least once per month to account for changes in weather.
How big is Union Reservoir Longmont?
Union Reservoir is a 736 acre body of water providing many outdoor recreational activities. Originally called Calkins Lake, the reservoir was carved out during the last glacial age and is one of only a few natural lakes in Colorado.
Where is Union Reservoir?
Vrain Creek. According to Colorado water law, that made Union a true reservoir. The Reservoir is located approximately 7 miles west of I-25.
Is Longmont water hard or soft?
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Is Longmont water fluoridated?
Longmont has been fluoridating its water supply since 1958. The U.S. Public Health Service currently recommends a fluoride level of 0.7 mg/L in drinking water.
What month should I turn on my sprinklers?
As spring begins, it is once again time to turn on your lawn sprinkler system! Of course the BEST time for a spring start up is weather related and varies year to year, but anytime from the end of March right through May can be the best time to have your lawn and garden irrigation system activated.
When should I turn off my sprinkler system in Colorado?
The best suggestion for when to turn off your sprinklers is right when the cold weather begins. Keep an eye on your local forecast for when the big freeze is coming, and plan around that. Give yourself a few days as a cushion just to be safe, and begin preparations for the winterization process.
Can you fish at Union Reservoir?
General Information: Union reservoir, formally Calkins lake, is a 800 acre reservoir which provides quality fishing for wiper, catfish, carp, and trout. Anglers can also expect to catch walleye and smallmouth bass.
Is alcohol allowed at Union Reservoir?
If your celebration demands alcoholic toasts, make sure it’s not more than 3.2 percent alcohol — and make sure you buy an alcohol permit. While Union is open year-round, use is limited; no swimming in the winter (like you’d want to). You can’t go boating or fishing in winter either, but it remains open to visit.