Newsroom http://www.denverwater.org/rss/6E5C605F-D7CC-7BE9-8C63738227AC41F2/ en-us Ongoing project — Alamo Placita pipe rehabilitation project http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/B1CE3AA6-BBD4-5308-849C7A77142CCE29/ Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 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.

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Dillon Dam Road traffic advisory for July 24 http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/AF58680B-EB08-727F-181D7759708E0F72/ Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:00:00 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.

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Denver Water upgrading 50-year-old infrastructure at Dillon Dam http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/76992CC5-EE3E-FD02-3FFAA98779B7EB53/ Tue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 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.

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Cheesman Dam valve testing http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/D277BD8C-BA36-6414-E9711633EA5E70DC/ Tue, 03 Jun 2014 00:00:00 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.

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Antero Reservoir boat ramps now open http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/36EB9692-0ACF-216E-8EA753F4295F9625/ Fri, 16 May 2014 00:00:00 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.

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Dillon Dam Road traffic advisory for May 21 http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/3867BDE4-B9F1-E61B-5D756A7C917F9DD9/ Fri, 16 May 2014 00:00:00 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.

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Ongoing project — West Highland pipe rehabilitation project http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/0D7424C6-BDF4-8B4E-0B202F3413BE0E9C/ Tue, 06 May 2014 00:00:00 Denver Water's annual pipe rehabilitation project - the cleaning and lining of aging water mains - begins this week in the West Highlands neighborhood.

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Waterton Canyon four-day closure http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/CC01CD91-DE0B-6A1A-A0E45A7E064BF6F9/ Tue, 29 Apr 2014 00:00:00 Waterton Canyon will be closed to public access from Tuesday, May 6, through Friday, May 9, for Denver Water’s annual dust mitigation project.

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Drought or no drought, smart water use is essential http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/94A55EB3-BE88-A612-3954F000FC5FCCC3/ Mon, 28 Apr 2014 00:00:00 After responding to multiple years of drought conditions, Denver Water stresses the importance of using water efficiently, regardless of the weather.

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Denver Water, Trout Unlimited, Grand County reach agreement on river protections for Moffat Project http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/8C298A85-A0F5-28B5-78FCE2CE3D6041C6/ Tue, 04 Mar 2014 00:00:00 Denver Water, Trout Unlimited and Grand County today announced agreement on a package of river protections designed to keep the Fraser River and its trout populations healthy.

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Protect your home from broken pipes http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/55B769FF-EEDA-1994-1E5D6687EEEBD385/ Thu, 06 Feb 2014 00:00:00 The same natural forces that trigger cold-weather breaks in Denver Water's more than 3,000 miles of underground mains can cause pipes to burst in your own home or business.

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Traffic advisory - Ongoing vault project on Monaco Parkway http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/EBF57053-E839-F17E-DFD1DAE358CDC91A/ Mon, 03 Feb 2014 00:00:00 During the project, northbound Monaco Parkway will be closed between 17th Avenue and Montview Boulevard, and traffic will be detoured to Colorado Boulevard. Commuters are encouraged to seek alternate routes until the end of March, after the work has been completed.  

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Denver Water CEO earns prestigious Aspinall Award http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/259A7DAE-A612-58FF-7F551695E56251D6/ Fri, 31 Jan 2014 00:00:00 The Colorado Water Congress on Friday awarded Jim Lochhead, Denver Water CEO/manager, the 2014 Wayne N. Aspinall "Water Leader of the Year" Award.

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Media Advisory and Photo Opp: Ashland Reservoir concrete pour http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/E743C3BC-EE98-4C46-0FBEC73A6C486FC8/ Wed, 15 Jan 2014 00:00:00 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. Demolition is complete on one of the two underground water storage tanks that are being replaced, and the new base slab will be poured Saturday, Jan. 18.

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Antero Ice Fishing Contest http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/8BB00178-AD8C-9A2E-5C1EA922083011C6/ Mon, 13 Jan 2014 00:00:00 The annual Antero Ice Fishing Contest will be held Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Antero Reservoir in South Park, Colo.

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Fish habitat improved in South Boulder Creek http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/87A95B5C-E108-7C8E-1D183938A2C5FDC9/ Mon, 13 Jan 2014 00:00:00 More than a mile of fish habitat along South Boulder Creek has been improved, thanks to a partnership between the Boulder Ranger District of the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Denver Water, Boulder Flycasters (Trout Unlimited) and Union Pacific Railroad.

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Full access to Gross Reservoir begins today http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/E48D180E-F827-FD31-1537A4DDA84052D3/ Fri, 10 Jan 2014 00:00:00 Access to the south side of Gross Reservoir is open, after being closed while Denver Water repaired the roads damaged by the September flooding.

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Fraser River is 680 tons better http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/6C8BFF2B-E595-1F05-984900B217E8BB8C/ Mon, 04 Nov 2013 00:00:00 The Fraser River is breathing a bit better after 680 tons of sediment — created by sand applied to Berthoud Pass to improve winter driving conditions — were removed.

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Road repairs in Eldorado Springs http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/3732BDC0-BEE4-4F6E-553A04E58DAEBE09/ Fri, 04 Oct 2013 00:00:00 Denver Water is currently working on road repairs in several areas near Eldorado Springs. Crews are hauling material and using heavy equipment to repair damage and ensure we have access to our structures in the area.

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Dillon Dam Road traffic advisory for Oct. 9 http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/0132286D-0666-0869-20D1C085385A40D0/ Thu, 03 Oct 2013 00:00:00 Dillon Dam Road/County Road 7 will be closed on Wednesday, Oct. 9, from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. for Denver Water maintenance on  security facilities and routine road maintenance by the Summit County Road and Bridge Department.

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South boat ramp at Antero Reservoir will close Oct. 1 http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/BEC87219-EDFC-B59F-650A8A534A2F2DED/ Fri, 27 Sep 2013 00:00:00 On Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, the south boat ramp at Antero Reservoir will close for the remainder of the 2013 boating season because of decreased boating use …

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Update: Gross Dam Road open to local access; Gross Reservoir remains closed to the public http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/FB8ED9C9-C77E-D5EC-E101DA71149FC316/ Fri, 27 Sep 2013 00:00:00 Gross Dam Road is now open for local access; however, Gross Reservoir remains closed to the public because it is not safe for recreational activity.

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Denver Water sets course for 2014 http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/653DAE2D-A560-870C-5136DEDC2ABDE934/ Wed, 25 Sep 2013 00:00:00 At its meeting today, the Denver Board of Water Commissioners adopted a budget and rate changes to fund essential repairs and upgrades in 2014.

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Denver Water seeks West Slope rep for Citizens Advisory Committee http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/2664B677-F22C-484B-A5958335E63B349B/ Tue, 24 Sep 2013 00:00:00 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 West Slope representative from Mesa, Delta, Montrose or Garfield county.

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Dillon Reservoir 50-year anniversary event http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/F6CE6C95-B744-5BB5-CD8CF53B43D24B83/ Tue, 03 Sep 2013 00:00:00 Summit County residents and visitors are invited to the Dillon Reservoir 50th Anniversary celebration this weekend.

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Antero Dam rehabilitation project http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/87AAF38E-ADA7-C786-C38942DD504D1BF5/ Mon, 12 Aug 2013 00:00:00 A project to bring Antero Dam in line with current engineering standards will begin Monday, Aug. 19. The $14 million undertaking will ensure the safety and functionality of the dam for another 100 years.

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