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Sept. 17, 2014 Partial closure at Waterton Canyon
Beginning Monday, Sept. 29, through Jan. 31, 2015, the upper portion of the Waterton Canyon trail will be closed Monday through Friday at mile marker 3.1, for a project to improve the reliability of electricity at Denver Water’s canyon facilities. The entire trail will be open on Saturdays and Sundays.
Sept. 08, 2014 Denver Water seeks new Citizens Advisory Committee members
Denver Water’s Citizens Advisory Committee, the 10-member volunteer committee that facilitates public involvement for Denver Water policies and programs, has an opening for a Denver citizens representative and an environmental groups representative.
Sept. 05, 2014 Moody’s upgrades Denver Water’s revenue bonds to Aaa
Moody’s Investors Service upgraded Denver Water’s revenue bonds from Aa1 to Aaa, its highest rating.
Through September, East Dry Creek Road will be down to one lane in each direction between Colorado Boulevard and Adams Street. Pedestrian and bike traffic on the north side of East Dry Creek Road will be detoured to the south side of the road.
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.