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Robert W. Hite Treatment Facility
This facility is located at 6450 York Street, Denver, Colorado.
  • Opened for operations in 1966.
  • We serve 1.8 million people within 60 local governments including Denver, Arvada, Aurora, Brighton, Lakewood, Thornton, Westminster.
  • We operate the largest wastewater treatment facility (220 million gallon daily capacity) in the Rocky Mountain West.
  • We treat about 130 million gallons of wastewater each day which makes up 85 percent of the South Platte River once it's discharged.
Northern Treatment Plant
This facility is located at northwest corner of Highway 85 and 168th Avenue (Weld County Road 2) north of Brighton.
  • A new facility has been planned for more than 4 decades.
  • The new plant will allow us to more efficiently service the northernmost part of service area.
  • Opening for operations in 2016.
  • When complete, the NTP will have the capacity to treat 24 million gallons of wastewater per day.
This facility is located approximately 65 miles east of metropolitan Denver.
  • About 52,000 dryland farm and pasture acres where we apply our biosolids.
  • Crop variety includes winter wheat, sorghum/sudan grass, and corn.
  • Pasture areas are often used for sheep and cattle grazing.
  • Common wildlife spotted on the Farm include coyotes, deer, antelope, field mice, bull snakes, rattlesnakes, hawks, doves, meadowlarks and occasionally badgers, box turtles, lizards, foxes and lark buntings.