Below are the different utility service providers available to those who live in Hayden.
The Town of Hayden is dedicated to providing safe, quality water and sewer services to all residents and customers. The Water Department personnel are responsible for the operation of the treatment plant and distribution system in order to comply with all Federal Safe Drinking Water Standards, as well as State and EPA Regulations.
For all new builds, water and sewer tap fees must be paid prior to receiving a building permit. Once tap fees are paid, the owner of the lot/building site will be required to set up an account and pay for the water and sewer base fees each month.
All inspections, water turn on/off, and meter reads are to be scheduled on Wednesdays. For non-emergency water turn off there is a fee of $60.00
Failure to Test Backflow Prevention Devices and Assembly Testing Requirements
The Town of Hayden water system recently violated a drinking water requirement. Although this situation is not an emergency, as our customers, you have a right to know what happened, what you should do and what we have done correct this situation.
The bulk water loadout is operated by credit/debit cards and you pay as you dispense water, similar to fueling your vehicle at a gas station. The system is designed to be operated with the existing piping, so hose connections for customers will remain the same, the only change is how you pay.
The Water Division generates an annual Consumer Confidence Report.
2023 Water Quality Report
The Town of Hayden contracts with Waste Management for residential trash removal and household recycling. This contract is for the collection and disposal of refuse as well as the collection and recycling of recyclable materials within the Town, generated by and collected from all single family homes and single-family units within multi-residential complexes of five (5) units or less. Refuse and recycling containers may be placed by the curbside after 6:00 p.m. Monday and must be placed at the curb by 7:00 a.m. Tuesday and removed from the curbside within 24-hours following collection.
Residents and landlords can enroll for this service by contacting Town Hall, 970-276-3741 during normal business hours. Billing for the service is included with the Town’s monthly utility billing. Fees for these services are set by the Town, through negotiations with the selected service provider, and may change. If you have questions regarding your trash service, feel free to contact Town Hall at 970-276-3741
As of February 1, 2023 the rates are:
$34.91 per month, single-family
$23.45 per month, Qualified Senior Citizens/Disabled
If you find yourself having a difficult time paying your bill, please contact Town Hall to discuss your situation with us. Here is a list of agencies that are also available to provide assistance if you need help paying your utility bill.
Lift Up of Routt County or 970-870-8804
Routt County Human Services (LEAP) or 970-870-5533
Community Budget Center or 970-824-7898, Karen