Water Sources

Where Your Water Comes From

City of Laramie drinking water is supplied from several sources, providing up to 14.5 million gallons per day. Typical summertime demand is 11 million gallons per day, while wintertime demand averages 4.5 million gallons per day. The sources of water for the City of Laramie include:

  • The Big Laramie River
  • Well fields completed in the Casper Aquifer

Treatment & Water Storage Information

The Laramie River is the largest single source of water. This water is treated through multiple processes in the modern water treatment plant.

Monolith Ranch is where Laramie's future water is located. There are several sources of water on the Monolith Ranch. The main source is the Dowlin water rights. These are the first priority on the Big Laramie River and are equal to 12.9 million gallons per day.