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  • March 24, 2015 Antero Reservoir to close June 1 for dam repairs

    In June, Denver Water will begin emptying Antero Reservoir to clear the way for significant repairs to the 100-year-old dam. The park will close to the public on June 1, 2015, to allow for the next phase in a major rehabilitation project to take place.

  • March 18, 2015 Traffic Advisory: Ongoing project in McIntyre Street at West 50th Place

    Denver Water’s contractor is installing a 72-inch-diameter water pipeline in McIntyre Street at West 50th Place from Saturday, March 21, at 7 a.m., until Sunday, March 29, at 7 p.m.

  • March 06, 2015 Traffic Advisory: Ongoing project near the intersection of East 56th Avenue and Quebec Street

    On Monday, March 9, at 6 a.m., lane closures will be set up near the intersection of East 56th Avenue and Quebec Street for a vault upgrade project.

  • March 03, 2015 Employee accident at Foothills Treatment Plant — Update

    Yesterday, emergency personnel and Denver Water officials responded to an accident at Foothills Treatment Plant in Douglas County.

  • Jan. 15, 2015 Waterton Canyon reopens fully

    Beginning Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, the upper portion of the Waterton Canyon trail will reopen for weekday recreation. The canyon is open daily from a half-hour before sunrise to a half-hour after sunset.

  • Jan. 07, 2015 Antero Reservoir to be emptied this summer

    As part of a major rehabilitation project to bring Antero Dam in line with current engineering standards, Denver Water will begin draining Antero Reservoir this summer.

  • Jan. 05, 2015 Ongoing project: Quincy Ave. & Wadsworth Blvd.

    Denver Water is beginning a vault replacement project on West Quincy Avenue and South Wadsworth Boulevard today.

  • Oct. 29, 2014 WISE one step closer to delivering water

    The southern suburbs of Denver took a significant step forward on Oct. 21 when members of the South Metro Water Supply Authority and Denver Water purchased the East Cherry Creek Valley Water and Sanitation District’s Western Waterline. The pipeline purchase is a significant milestone in WISE, a partnership between 10 of the South Metro members, Denver Water and Aurora Water to share water supply and infrastructure. 

  • Oct. 16, 2014 Denver Water honored at WaterSense event

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently honored Denver Water with its WaterSense 2014 Excellence in Strategic Collaboration Award. The award recognized Denver Water for its commitment to promoting water efficiency and our efforts to build partnerships with water stakeholders.

  • Oct. 08, 2014 Denver Water sets course for 2015

    At its meeting today, the Denver Board of Water Commissioners adopted rate changes to fund essential repairs and upgrades to Denver Water’s system in 2015.

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