Clean water fees

Refinance Water Pollution Control Program (HB17-1285)

The legislatures passed the clean water fee bill, House Bill 17-1285, in 2017. The bill represents an agreement between stakeholders, the Water Quality Control Division and the legislature regarding program fees. The bill requires an annual report be submitted to the legislature every March.

Annual Reports

Upcoming Stakeholder Meetings

CDPHE staff will present and seek feedback on the 2019 report at the meetings listed below. In addition, you may submit feedback in writing by May 31 by emailing

Permits issues forum meeting

May 16, 2019 (1:30 p.m.)
CDPHE - C1A meeting room
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, CO 80246

Water quality forum meeting

May 20, 2019 (12:30 p.m-4p.m.)
CDPHE - Sabin/Cleere room
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, CO 80246

Stakeholder process - archive

Documents from the 2016 Phase III and 2014 Phase I fee structure discussions

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