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July 12, 2016 Gross Reservoir open
Denver Water has reopened Gross Reservoir to public access following a one-day closure because of its proximity to the Cold Springs Fire in Boulder County.
July 11, 2016 Gross Reservoir closed
Gross Reservoir is closed to public access until further notice.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has officially endorsed Denver Water’s proposed Gross Reservoir Expansion Project.
June 01, 2016 Dillon Dam Road temporary closure
Routine maintenance on Dillon Dam Road/County Road 7 will begin Monday, June 6, and last through Friday, June 10.
The lower portion of Waterton Canyon will reopen as scheduled on May 15, 2016.
May 03, 2016 Denver Water supports allowing graywater use
Denver Water CEO Jim Lochhead’s statement in response to Denver City Council’s ordinance to allow graywater use:
May 02, 2016 Denver Water’s 2016 summer watering rules in effect
Denver is drought-free in 2016, but using water efficiently is still critical in Colorado. On May 1, to combat outdoor water waste, Denver Water officially implemented its annual summer watering rules.
A major milestone in implementing the Colorado River Cooperative Agreement was reached last week when the water court signed a decree to secure and preserve environmental water flows in the Fraser, Williams Fork and Colorado rivers.
Work is underway to upgrade a leaking 6-inch-diameter water main at South University Boulevard and East Vassar Avenue.
March 11, 2016 TU honors Denver Water with River Stewardship Award
Colorado Trout Unlimited has awarded Denver Water, the Denver metro area’s largest water utility, its 2016 River Stewardship Award, recognizing the utility’s leadership in urban water conservation and its collaborative efforts.