About the District
Customer focused, regionally involved is the statement that differentiates East Cherry Creek Valley Water & Sanitation District (ECCV) from other water and sanitation districts. It is what defines our overall mission statement:
"Sustaining Our Community By Providing Safe, Reliable Water."
Through this statement, ECCV has built a stable, knowledgeable, and customer focused organization. The District is establishing itself as a leader in long-term water supply and continually strives to build regional cooperation.
Who We Are
ECCV provides water and sanitary sewer services to approximately 55,000 customers in the eastern portions of the City of Centennial and unincorporated Arapahoe County. ECCV is a Colorado Special District governed by Colorado Revised Statute Title 32. As such, the Board of Directors is elected by the registered voters of the District.
What We Do
The Board of Directors meets publicly on the second and fourth Thursdays of every month to plan and implement strategies to keep water flowing in our District. The Board oversees water use by District residents and is actively working to secure future water supplies. We are looking ahead to our future knowing we have a plan to provide renewable water to our residents while conserving one of our great Colorado resources.
East Cherry Creek Valley Water and Sanitation District (ECCV) is regionally involved with partnering organizations, authorities and districts to provide solutions for Coloradans who rely on us to provide water and sanitary services. The goal with these partnerships is to focus on future needs by securing water rights, building a reliable infrastructure, and transporting and storing water as it’s needed. We encourage you to browse through our partnerships below to see how our regional involvement benefits you.
American Water Works (AWWA)
AWWA is a world-wide authoritative resource on safe water. The organization provides educational information and supports advocacy to improve the quality and supply of water in North America and beyond. AWWA advances public health, safety and welfare by uniting the efforts of the full spectrum of the water community. AWWA was founded in 1881 under a constitution that stated the purpose of the association as being “for the exchange of information pertaining to the management of water-works, for the mutual advancement of consumers and water companies, and for the purpose of securing economy and uniformity in the operations of water-works.”
Arapahoe County Water and Wastewater Authority (ACWWA)
Arapahoe County Water and Wastewater Authority is a political subdivision that was enacted in 1988. ACWWA’s purpose is to develop water resources, systems and facilities, wastewater collection and treatment facilities for the divisions’ service area. The Authority serves an area of more than eight square miles in the southeastern Denver metropolitan area, approximately 10 miles from downtown Denver. ACWWA has partnered with ECCV to share capacity in the Northern Project pipeline, which will deliver water to their customers starting in 2012.
Southeast Metro Stormwater Authority (SEMSWA)
Southeast Metro Stormwater Authority provides stormwater management services essential to the protection, preservation and enhancement of our neighborhoods, community and natural resources through: flood control, water quality, construction, maintenance and education.
South Metro Water Supply Authority (SMWSA)
South Metro Water Supply Authority was formed in 2004 to create a regional water authority through bringing together smaller water entities in south Denver. With a unified approach to regional water rights and allocation, SMWSA better serves constituents through its increased negotiating power and support on structural and non-structural projects representing half of Douglas County and 10 percent of Arapahoe County.
WISE Project (Water Infrastructure and Supply Efficiency)
The WISE project was enacted as an effort to enhance the reliability of water supplies for the Denver metro area. It was introduced by a panel of representatives from Denver Water, Aurora Water and South Metro Water Supply Authority. WISE proposes using excess system capacities and unused reusable water from different districts around the state, including the ECCV pipeline, to provide water to districts with dwindling supplies or in times of greater need.