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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. The first of two underground water storage tanks that are being replaced is nearly finished, and the new roof will be poured on Monday, Aug. 18.
In a first-of-its-kind partnership, agricultural and environmental organizations, West Slope water districts and Denver Water have come together to explore measures that could help benefit the Colorado River and avoid reaching critically low water levels in Lake Powell.
In support of the Colorado River basin states drought contingency planning to address a long-term imbalance on the Colorado River caused by years of drought conditions, municipal water providers in Arizona, California, Nevada and Colorado and the federal government signed a landmark water conservation agreement this week called the Colorado River System Conservation program.
Denver Water’s annual pipe rehabilitation project — the cleaning and lining of aging water mains to improve water quality — started in the Alamo Placita neighborhood on Monday, July 21.
July 17, 2014 Dillon Dam Road traffic advisory for July 24
Dillon Dam Road/County Road 7 will be closed on Thursday, July 24, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. for Denver Water to perform routine facility maintenance.
Beginning July 7, and ending in early 2015, Denver Water will be upgrading Dillon Dam’s outlet works facility, which houses the system that controls the flow of water from Dillon Reservoir into the Blue River.
June 03, 2014 Cheesman Dam valve testing
Denver Water will be testing a new valve system at Cheesman Dam, located about five miles southwest of Deckers, Colo., on June 10 and 11.
May 16, 2014 Antero Reservoir boat ramps now open
Boating season at Antero Reservoir is now underway. The north boat ramp is open seven days a week, and the south boat ramp is open Fridays through Mondays.
May 16, 2014 Dillon Dam Road traffic advisory for May 21
Dillon Dam Road/County Road 7 will be closed on Wednesday, May 21, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. for Denver Water and Summit County Road and Bridge Department to perform routine facility and road maintenance.
Denver Water's annual pipe rehabilitation project - the cleaning and lining of aging water mains - begins this week in the West Highlands neighborhood.