Newsroom http://www.denverwater.org/rss/6E5C605F-D7CC-7BE9-8C63738227AC41F2/ en-us 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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Ongoing project: East Dry Creek Road at the Big Dry Creek crossing http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/190CB52D-CBA3-CC0A-BD9DE191CCF59B6A/ Wed, 13 Aug 2014 00:00:00 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.

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Media advisory and photo op: Ashland Reservoir concrete pour http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/1F6C5A87-AC4A-9117-9051AF8EB9576230/ Wed, 13 Aug 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. 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.

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New partnership formed to address drought in Colorado River Basin http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/B8EFE199-960D-766C-5D107097DDD3A65F/ Wed, 06 Aug 2014 00:00:00 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.

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U.S. Department of the Interior and Western municipal water suppliers reach landmark collaborative agreement http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/9849181F-0432-5347-32A8C5E1D6774935/ Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:00:00 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.

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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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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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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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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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