Lake Durango Water Authority

The sale of Lake Durango Water Company to the Lake Durango Water Authority (LDWA) for $2.45 million closed July 15th. The utility is committed to serve 1,435 taps. Lake Durango is fed by the Pine Ridge Ditch off the La Plata River. Charlie Smith was recently hired as the General Manager of the Authority which is governed by a five member Board of Directors. The LDWA has a link on the La Plata County website and are in the process of finalizing their own site as well. For more information, visit