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Don’t ignore the Blue Marker!

  • If you see this blue marker, it means potential disaster if you dig!
  • Call 811 or our office at 970-867-3054 before proceeding.


Any person who willfully and knowingly defaces, damages, removes or destroys any pipeline sign or right of way marker by Federal Law or regulation shall be subject  for each offense, to a fine of not more than $5,000, imprisonment for a term not to exceed 1 year.

The Blue marker installed by your tap is CRITICAL to identifying the location of your tap. If this is removed or damaged we can’t provide the quick service necessary to aid and protect you in water emergencies. Please do not tamper with the sign.

No person shall maliciously, willfully, or negligently, break, damage, destroy, uncover, deface, or tamper with any structure appurtenance, or equipment which is part of the water works. This includes the blue stakes that mark where the meter is. The district reserves the right to charge the customer for damages and replacement of any structure or equipment.