Sewer Lift Station Compliance

News and Updates.....

Interlocken Lift Station: This lift station is now complete. There will be no future updates.

Lac Amora Lift Station:   Burns & McDonnell was retained by Broomfield to complete the Site Application and the construction documents for the Lac Amora Lift Station.  CDPHE has approved the Site Application and staff is waiting for approval of the construction drawings.  The station is located on Oak Circle and serves 161 homes.  The construction agreement was approved by Council at the March 7 meeting and construction began in early September 2023.  The site is tight and is expected to take approximately 12 months to complete. Additional project information can be found HERE.

Lac Amora Lift Station Project Location Map

LacAmora LS July 2023

Sun Ridge Lift Station: After an initial Study to determine the feasibility and cost to gravity feed the flow to the Miramonte Lift Station located on the east side of Highway 287 and north of Miramonte Boulevard, it has been determined not to be an effective solution. An agreement was issued with Burns & McDonnell to complete initial design work only to determine if the station can be rebuilt utilizing the existing CCOB property or if additional property will need to be acquired for the project and to determine if the proposed design will meet CDPHE requirements. 

If you have any questions about the project please contact Broomfield’s CIP Project Manager Ronda Jo Ackerman Alford at

Background Information

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is the governing state agency for sewer lift stations within the state of Colorado.  Municipalities are required to receive approval from CDPHE to build and operate lift stations by submitting site applications for each station. Of the 13 existing lift stations Broomfield operates, there are four lift stations in which staff and CDPHE are unable to locate any existing/historic records or information on the site applications.  These four stations were designed and constructed in the 1980’s.  Since the written records for the site applications cannot be located, CDPHE has notified Broomfield of their noncompliance and is requiring Broomfield to become compliant.  Other municipalities that constructed sewer lift stations during the same timeframe are in similar circumstances and are being required to comply with CDPHE regulations.  In December 2017, Broomfield contracted with Burns & McDonnell Engineering Co., Inc. (B&M) to assist staff to work with CDPHE to determine if Broomfield would be required to submit Site Applications and what requirements would be necessary to bring the stations into compliance.  CDPHE held a series of meetings with stakeholders and reviewed information from municipalities, ultimately determining all sites would need to submit site applications and be compliant with current regulations in late 2019.