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Feb. 06, 2014 Protect your home from broken pipes
The same natural forces that trigger cold-weather breaks in Denver Water's more than 3,000 miles of underground mains can cause pipes to burst in your own home or business.
During the project, northbound Monaco Parkway will be closed between 17th Avenue and Montview Boulevard, and traffic will be detoured to Colorado Boulevard. Commuters are encouraged to seek alternate routes until the end of March, after the work has been completed.
Jan. 31, 2014 Denver Water CEO earns prestigious Aspinall Award
The Colorado Water Congress on Friday awarded Jim Lochhead, Denver Water CEO/manager, the 2014 Wayne N. Aspinall "Water Leader of the Year" Award.
Denver Water is in the middle of a $40 million capital project to improve the safety and reliability of Ashland Reservoir, built in the 1890s. Demolition is complete on one of the two underground water storage tanks that are being replaced, and the new base slab will be poured Saturday, Jan. 18.
Jan. 13, 2014 Antero Ice Fishing Contest
The annual Antero Ice Fishing Contest will be held Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Antero Reservoir in South Park, Colo.
Jan. 13, 2014 Fish habitat improved in South Boulder Creek
More than a mile of fish habitat along South Boulder Creek has been improved, thanks to a partnership between the Boulder Ranger District of the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Denver Water, Boulder Flycasters (Trout Unlimited) and Union Pacific Railroad.
Jan. 10, 2014 Full access to Gross Reservoir begins today
Access to the south side of Gross Reservoir is open, after being closed while Denver Water repaired the roads damaged by the September flooding.
Nov. 04, 2013 Fraser River is 680 tons better
The Fraser River is breathing a bit better after 680 tons of sediment — created by sand applied to Berthoud Pass to improve winter driving conditions — were removed.
Oct. 04, 2013 Road repairs in Eldorado Springs
Denver Water is currently working on road repairs in several areas near Eldorado Springs. Crews are hauling material and using heavy equipment to repair damage and ensure we have access to our structures in the area.
Oct. 03, 2013 Dillon Dam Road traffic advisory for Oct. 9
Dillon Dam Road/County Road 7 will be closed on Wednesday, Oct. 9, from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. for Denver Water maintenance on security facilities and routine road maintenance by the Summit County Road and Bridge Department.