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City of Thornton Offices Observe Thanksgiving Holiday

City of Thornton offices will be closed on November 28 and 29 to observe the Thanksgiving Holiday. Thornton offices will reopen for normal business hours on Monday, December 2. Happy Thanksgiving! May everyone have a wonderful time with friends and family.  Enjoy your Thanksgiving Day!

Water according to the Weather

In the fall as the weather gets cooler, plants and grass require less water because the plants are preparing to go into the winter dormancy phase.  Reduce your watering times and save water! For additional tips and resources, please visit www.thorntonwater.com.

Thornton Watering Guide

The key to saving water this summer is to change your watering times each month. Use this guide to determine how many total minutes per zone your lawn should be watered per watering day.  We recommend Cycle & Soak (break watering times into three short cycles) when possible. Remember to turn off your irrigation controller
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Weld County Public Hearings

A public hearing will be held before the Weld County Planning Commission and a subsequent hearing will be held with the Board of County Commissioners: Weld County Planning Commission Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 12:30 p.m. – the agenda can be viewed here. Board of County Commissioners Wednesday, July 10, 2019, 10:00 a.m. Both hearings will
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Statement regarding Thornton’s lawsuit against Larimer County

The city of Thornton has taken action to represent the interests and property rights of their constituents by filing a lawsuit in Larimer County. This court action asserts that the Larimer County Board of County Commissioners acted with disregard to their own rules and regulations, the facts presented in the record, and state law when
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Drought Monitor & Snowpack Update

As of April 11, the South Platte Basin snowpack (Thornton’s main water supply source) is at 116 percent of normal.  Please click on the image below to see the snowpack map. The recent storms have increased snowpack levels well above normal conditions and have helped alleviate drought conditions. Please click on the image below to see
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Drought Monitor & Snowpack Update

As of April 2, the South Platte Basin snowpack (Thornton’s main water supply source) is at 120 percent of normal.  Please click on the image below to see the snowpack map. Below is the Colorado Drought Monitor map from March 26, 2019.  The Clear Creek and South Platte River headwaters are now drought free with
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Drought Monitor & Snowpack Update

As of March 27, the South Platte Basin snowpack (Thornton’s main water supply source) is at 126 percent of normal.  Please click on the image below to see the snowpack map. Below is the Colorado Drought Monitor map from March 19, 2019.  The Clear Creek and South Platte River headwaters are now drought free or
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