Posted on: July 7, 2021

Street rehabilitation project - July 2021

Street Maintenance Public Works Construction Road

The Lafayette Public Works Department will be milling and paving the following streets starting the week of July 12, 2021, weather-permitting. Parking will not be allowed on the affected streets during milling and paving activities, so please watch for si...

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Public Works
Posted on: June 29, 2021

2021 Annual Water Quality Report (CCR)

Water information faucet water

Safe, dependable drinking water is an essential service residents many take for granted. The Lafayette Public Works Department publishes an annual report that provides important information about the quality of our drinking water and the City’s ...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

North Metro water suppliers urge residents to implement water reduction actions

water metro newsflash

North Metro, Boulder County and the City and County of Broomfield water suppliers, including City of Arvada, City of Boulder, City of Lafayette, City of Longmont, City of Louisville, Northglenn, Town of Superior, Town of Erie, Left Hand Water District, Ci...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Xcel Energy Lafayette natural gas project

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Xcel Energy will replace approximately 0.5 miles of natural gas line along S. Public Road from just north of S. Boulder Road to the alley between Emma and Chester streets for the Lafayette Natural Gas Project. 

See a map of the area by viewing&...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Important information for Republic Services 3-Cart customers

Republic update

Republic Services has notified the City of inaccurate information included in their recent Spring 2021 Residential Informer customer mailer. A delayed arrival of this mailer also resulted in many Lafayette residents missing the Spring Cleanup event.


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Public Works
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Public Works will begin citywide street sweeping May 17

White street sweeping vehicle with blue background.

Street sweeping will begin in the Blue Heron subdivision and move south to Baseline Road on Monday, May 17. Street sweeping will continue weekly until completion of all streets within City of Lafayette limits. Crews will be working around the schedule of ...

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Public Works
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Fall street sweeping

Street Sweeping

Public Works begins the annual fall street sweeping process.

Residents are reminded to observe temporary no parking signs to allow sweeping of parking and gutter areas.

As a reminder, please do not blow or rake leaves into the City's streets or gu...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 9, 2020

Advice for business owners to flush water lines when re-opening buildings

City of Lafayette Public Works

City of Lafayette encourages building owners to flush internal water lines prior to re-opening after COVID-19 closures.

When buildings sit unoccupied and unused, water remains in pipes and becomes stagnant.  In order to clear the stagnant water fr...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Ignore the Hype. Don't Flush a Wipe.


Trash it-Don’t Flush it

Toilet paper supplies may be running low and the use of paper towels, or flushable wipes may seem like the next best option. While it is tempting to flush these items -don’t. It is important that these products g...

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Public Works
Posted on: February 27, 2019

Public Works achieves APWA accreditation status

Public Works accreditation group photo

In November 2018, the City of Lafayette Public Works Department was awarded the prestigious American Public Works Association (APWA) Accreditation designation. The APWA Accreditation program recognizes public works agencies that go beyond the requirements...

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