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June 21, 2013 Waterton Canyon closure update
In the interest of public safety, Waterton Canyon will remain closed to public access until further notice to allow fire crews to work the Lime Gulch Fire in Jefferson County. The canyon has been closed since Thursday, June 20.
Denver Water has received the Steel Water Pipe Century Club award from the Steel Tank Institute/Steel Plate Fabricators Association in recognition of the reliability of Conduit 40, a 24-inch diameter steel pipe installed in 1911.
June 06, 2013 Dillon Dam Road traffic advisory
Dillon Dam Road/County Road 7 will be closed on Thursday, June 13, from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. for routine maintenance on the security equipment on the road.
May 28, 2013 Waterton Canyon three-day closure
Waterton Canyon will be closed to public access from Wednesday, June 5, through Friday, June 7, for annual maintenance work.
Officials from several of the West’s largest municipal water agencies today joined forces with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) to find a long-term, systematic solution to the potential long-term imbalance between the Colorado River’s future supply and projected demands.
April 24, 2013 Antero Reservoir will remain open
Thanks to a snowy April, Denver Water will no longer need to close Antero Reservoir in order to move the water and store it in Cheesman and Eleven Mile reservoirs during the ongoing drought.
Two back-to-back, drought-plagued winters in Western Colorado have triggered an agreement to “relax” a senior water rights call on the Colorado River at the Shoshone Hydro Plant to allow water providers to store more water this spring, a move that benefits Denver Water and the West Slope.
March 27, 2013 Denver Water approves mandatory watering restrictions
At its March 27 meeting, the Denver Board of Water Commissioners adopted a resolution declaring a Stage 2 drought, which means customers will have two assigned watering days a week beginning April 1.
March 15, 2013 Antero Reservoir to be drained for drought
Denver Water, in coordination with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, will close Antero Reservoir on May 1 to drain the reservoir to save water supply during the ongoing drought.
March 14, 2013 Denver Water plans to implement drought restrictions
Despite recent snows in parts of Colorado, most of the state is in the second year of a severe drought that’s not getting better. As a result, the Denver Board of Water Commissioners intends to declare a Stage 2 drought later this month, which means customers will have two assigned watering days a week beginning April 1.