Julesburg Utilites

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The Town of Julesburg provides three utilities, electric, water and sewer and owns and operates their own sanitation service. The Town bills approximately 850 customers each month.

The Town employs 11 full-time employees including a Town Manager, Town Clerk, Assistant Town Clerk, 2 Electricians, 1 Water Supervisor, 1 Wastewater Supervisor, 1 Sanitation Worker, 1 Parks Supervisor, 1 Street Supervisor, and 1 Librarian.

ELECTRICITY – The Town of Julesburg owns and operates its own electrical distribution system. Additional sources of electricity are purchased through Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN) and the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA). Julesburg’s power plant is used for emergency and stand-by needs. The Town’s 2022 peak demand was 3,054 Kw. Prospective customers are encouraged to contact the Town of Julesburg at (970) 474-3344 for information and current electrical rates.


WATER SERVICE – The Town of Julesburg owns and operates its own water system. The city has three wells, which pump at a rate of 1200 gpm. In the spring of 2001, the Town put on line a Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment plant. For service information and current water rates contact the Town of Julesburg at (970) 474-3344.


WASTEWATER SERVICE – The Town of Julesburg owns and operates its own wastewater system. In March 2003, the Town converted their three cell aerated lagoon system to a Aero-Mod mechanical plant. For further information on the city’s sanitary sewer service, prospective customers are encouraged to contact the Town of Julesburg at (970) 474-3344.


SANITATION – The Town of Julesburg operates its own sanitation services. The town provides weekly service for their residents. Commercial services are provided, as needed, all receive weekly services while other commercial accounts receive three to four times a week as arranged. Trash bins must be out by 7:30 am on your designated day. Place trash bin opening facing the alley or street side and allow a trash cart width (2 to 3 feet) between each trash bin. Monthly collection fee includes service for two trash carts, additional trash carts will be billed accordingly. Please remember to fill a trash bin before using a second one. Please do not put construction materials or hazardous materials in the bins, we will not pick them up. For further information regarding sanitation services or to purchase town approved trash containers, please contact Town of Julesburg at (970) 474-3344.


NATURAL GAS – Natural Gas service is distributed to the community by Black Hills Energy. Natural gas is available for both residential and commercial customers. For current gas prices you can call Black Hills Energy at 1-888-890-5554.


TELEPHONE SERVICE is provided by CenturyLink, Denver, CO.


INTERNET SERVICE is provided by CenturyLink and PCTelcom, Holyoke, CO.

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