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 2021 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.

2021 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 Charge Hourly Rate
Man Lift $260/4 hours $71.50
Labor (regular hours) $40 $55.00
Labor (overtime) $50 $66.00
Road Grader One Hour Minimum $137.50
10 Yard Truck One Hour Minimum $93.50
Loader One Hour Minimum $132.00
Mini Hoe One Hour Minimum $110.00
Backhoe One Hour Minimum $132.00
Air Compressor Per Day $165.00
Snowmobile Grooming One Hour Minimum $66.00
Snow Cat Grooming One Hour Minimum $137.50
Public Works Water/Wastewater
Raw Water Per Gallon $0.15
Raw Sewage Per Gallon $0.10
Water Tap 3/4" water tap $3,152.00
Water Tap 1" water tap $3,267.00
Water Tap 2" water tap $3,318.00
Sewer Tap sewer tap $3,152.00
Water Plant Investment One Time Fee $4,651.00
Sewer Plant investment One Time Fee $2,774.00


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