Public Works

The Public Works Department is located in the Carriage House just north of Town Hall. They are responsible for many aspects of Town maintenance including snow removal, the water and sewer plant, water turn offs/ons and much more. For more information please contact the department directly.


The 2023 Drinking Water Quality Report is available for download below, or by request at Town Hall. It will not be mailed directly to customers. For other questions regarding your drinking water, call 970-387-5522.

2023 Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report


Understanding Silverton's backflow prevention and cross connection control policy


Public Works Equipment Rentals
Work Item w/out Operator
Minimum ChargeHourly Rate
Man Lift$260/4 hours$71.50
Labor (regular hours)$40$55.00
Labor (overtime)$50$66.00
Road GraderOne Hour Minimum$137.50
10 Yard TruckOne Hour Minimum$93.50
LoaderOne Hour Minimum$132.00
Mini HoeOne Hour Minimum$110.00
BackhoeOne Hour Minimum$132.00
Air CompressorPer Day$165.00
Snowmobile GroomingOne Hour Minimum$66.00
Snow Cat GroomingOne Hour Minimum$137.50
Public Works Water/Wastewater
Raw WaterPer Gallon$0.15
Raw SewagePer Gallon$0.10
Water Tap3/4" water tap$3,467.00
Water Tap1" water tap$3,757.00
Water Tap2" water tap$4,313.00
Sewer Tapsewer tap$3,152.00
Water Plant InvestmentOne Time Fee$4,651.00
Sewer Plant investmentOne Time Fee$2,774.00


John D. Sites
Public Works Director
PO Box 250
1450 Greene St.
Silverton, CO 81433
(970) 946-6839 (direct)