Newsroom http://www.denverwater.org/rss/6E5C605F-D7CC-7BE9-8C63738227AC41F2/ en-us Waterton Canyon closed due to increased bear activity http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/A4DAFE6A-155D-01CB-0C8EEA4569255F9F/ Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 Due to increased bear activity in the canyon, Denver Water and Colorado Parks and Wildlife have decided ...

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Denver Water board votes to continue fluoridation http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/2C1E7363-155D-01CB-0C28336D943FA1D7/ Wed, 26 Aug 2015 00:00:00 At its meeting today, the Denver Board of Water Commissioners voted to uphold Denver Water’s more than 60-year-old policy of adhering to the recommendations of major public health agencies regarding community water fluoridation.

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Pilot projects to boost Colorado River levels given green light http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/C5BCA1A6-155D-01CB-0CD58739E4B19B8B/ Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 The Nature Conservancy’s Carpenter Ranch in Colorado stopped irrigating its grass fields for hay production July 1 as part of a pilot project to help the Colorado River, which has faced a prolonged drought. The project is the first of 10 to be funded under the Colorado River System Conservation Program, which launched in 2014.

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Denver Water seeks three Citizens Advisory Committee members http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/5DC38CB2-155D-01CB-0CD7021A133DE938/ Tue, 28 Jul 2015 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 openings for a representative from Denver, the West Slope and a surrounding suburb.

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Waterton Canyon trail reopens for recreation Friday http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/AFDF4448-FFB3-5168-EED1026D46D35B75/ Thu, 25 Jun 2015 00:00:00 Waterton Canyon will reopen Friday, June 26, for trail access now that high flows in the river have receded and the flood-damaged areas of the trail have been repaired. River access, however, will remain closed in accordance with the Jefferson and Douglas County Sheriff’s Offices’ restricted use of the South Platte River.

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Dillon Dam Road temporary closure http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/15302205-B0D5-7559-A4A5775663CC19F5/ Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:00:00 Dillon Dam Road/County Road 7 will be closed Wednesday, June 24, and Thursday, June 25, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. for routine facility maintenance.

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Waterton Canyon closure http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/DDEBCF98-F13A-1725-C3496E0430B75D55/ Thu, 11 Jun 2015 00:00:00 In the interest of public safety, Waterton Canyon will be closed to public access until high flows in the South Platte River in the canyon subside. The combination of ongoing rain and runoff have contributed to increased river flows.

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Dillon Dam Road temporary closure http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/1C4896B1-0420-DFD8-52FDAD82C523C32D/ Sun, 07 Jun 2015 00:00:00 Dillon Dam Road/County Road 7 will be closed Monday, June 8, from 9 a.m. to noon, for barrier maintenance.

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Waterton Canyon will be open through the weekend http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/16E3DA2B-9FC9-3C5A-4DE04D5988851294/ Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 South Platte River water flows have subsided in Waterton Canyon and the trail has been determined safe for recreationists. The trail will reopen Friday, May 29, until Monday, June 1, when a four-day closure will occur for Denver Water’s annual dust mitigation project.

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Waterton Canyon closure extended http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/B3356763-0327-9FB8-85E93E92BD7182AF/ Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 In the interest of public safety, Waterton Canyon will remain closed to public access until high flows in the South Platte River in the canyon subside.

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Waterton Canyon trail reopens through the weekend http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/E173EECC-E40F-4808-F9BAF3B7E1FFA0D2/ Tue, 12 May 2015 00:00:00 The trail in Waterton Canyon has been determined safe for recreationists and will reopen Wednesday, May 13, until Monday, May 18, when a four-day closure will occur for Denver Water’s annual dust mitigation project.

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Waterton Canyon closed to public recreation http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/0EB988CC-B42D-FD4F-3E79F2339018E2BD/ Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 Waterton Canyon closed to recreation due to High Line Canal diversion structural concern.

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Traffic Advisory: Pipe rehabilitation project in Park Hill http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/981F008A-03B4-450E-E6596FB33FA80D0B/ Mon, 06 Apr 2015 00:00:00 Denver Water’s annual pipe rehabilitation project — the cleaning and lining of aging water mains — starts today in the Park Hill neighborhood.

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Antero Reservoir to close June 1 for dam repairs http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/FE0A4AE7-9CCE-DF9D-125B4294174F1E20/ Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:00:00 In June, Denver Water will begin emptying Antero Reservoir to clear the way for significant repairs to the 100-year-old dam. The park will close to the public on June 1, 2015, to allow for the next phase in a major rehabilitation project to take place.

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Traffic Advisory: Ongoing project in McIntyre Street at West 50th Place http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/065D416A-B10B-4243-772597E44C79DE86/ Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:00:00 Denver Water’s contractor is installing a 72-inch-diameter water pipeline in McIntyre Street at West 50th Place from Saturday, March 21, at 7 a.m., until Sunday, March 29, at 7 p.m.

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Traffic Advisory: Ongoing project near the intersection of East 56th Avenue and Quebec Street http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/5FC55820-C1C1-CD63-1C3FDB72B07C5FE7/ Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 On Monday, March 9, at 6 a.m., lane closures will be set up near the intersection of East 56th Avenue and Quebec Street for a vault upgrade project.

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Employee accident at Foothills Treatment Plant — Update http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/AB4A31E4-A32A-C4C3-27AF43E3EC29DB77/ Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:00 Yesterday, emergency personnel and Denver Water officials responded to an accident at Foothills Treatment Plant in Douglas County.

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Waterton Canyon reopens fully http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/4BD43F06-F8B5-AFE1-2AEBE20CF02FD615/ Thu, 15 Jan 2015 00:00:00 Beginning Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, the upper portion of the Waterton Canyon trail will reopen for weekday recreation. The canyon is open daily from a half-hour before sunrise to a half-hour after sunset.

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Antero Reservoir to be emptied this summer http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/97788520-C34C-7AA4-A7F8C88879BDA3E3/ Wed, 07 Jan 2015 00:00:00 As part of a major rehabilitation project to bring Antero Dam in line with current engineering standards, Denver Water will begin draining Antero Reservoir this summer.

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Ongoing project: Quincy Ave. & Wadsworth Blvd. http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/E3A37EB4-E71A-8E8C-824ECCE7196B17AA/ Mon, 05 Jan 2015 00:00:00 Denver Water is beginning a vault replacement project on West Quincy Avenue and South Wadsworth Boulevard today.

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WISE one step closer to delivering water http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/A1512FC0-B8C1-53C6-604FE754AB040518/ Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:00:00 The southern suburbs of Denver took a significant step forward on Oct. 21 when members of the South Metro Water Supply Authority and Denver Water purchased the East Cherry Creek Valley Water and Sanitation District’s Western Waterline. The pipeline purchase is a significant milestone in WISE, a partnership between 10 of the South Metro members, Denver Water and Aurora Water to share water supply and infrastructure. 

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Denver Water honored at WaterSense event http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/06B9A5D8-C095-87EF-6EB2FD95CD918F8B/ Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently honored Denver Water with its WaterSense 2014 Excellence in Strategic Collaboration Award. The award recognized Denver Water for its commitment to promoting water efficiency and our efforts to build partnerships with water stakeholders.

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Denver Water sets course for 2015 http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/686CD406-AB04-1867-C0CB8D9E5447F4D6/ Wed, 08 Oct 2014 00:00:00 At its meeting today, the Denver Board of Water Commissioners adopted rate changes to fund essential repairs and upgrades to Denver Water’s system in 2015.

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Partial closure at Waterton Canyon http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/280B8E4B-C597-14B4-867CFDB3CA090347/ Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:00 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.

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Denver Water seeks new Citizens Advisory Committee members http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/5A98ED17-E5E1-B53C-4A884B150C1E8C1C/ Mon, 08 Sep 2014 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 Denver citizens representative and an environmental groups representative.

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Moody’s upgrades Denver Water’s revenue bonds to Aaa http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/C4D69A76-A3D9-E3B7-6C7F7CD94E3DEE83/ Fri, 05 Sep 2014 00:00:00 Moody’s Investors Service upgraded Denver Water’s revenue bonds from Aa1 to Aaa, its highest rating.

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