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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.
March 04, 2013 Denver Water statement on Moffat Project EIS
Denver Water CEO/Manager Jim Lochhead’s statement on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers news release announcing the tentative date for the release of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for Denver Water’s Moffat Collection System Project.
Jan. 30, 2013 Harriman Lake Park reopens Feb. 15
Harriman Lake Park, located on the southwest corner of South Kipling Parkway and West Quincy Avenue in Littleton, Colo., will reopen to the public Friday, Feb. 15, 2013.
Dec. 12, 2012 Colorado utilities respond to Colorado River Basin study
In response to the Colorado River Basin Water Supply and Demand Study final report released today by the seven Colorado River Basin States and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Jim Lochhead, Denver Water CEO/manager and chair of the Front Range Water Council issued the following statement …
Nov. 05, 2012 Denver Water raising awareness about lead plumbing
Denver Water wants to remind customers that if you live in an older home, you may have lead in your plumbing, which could affect the water coming out of your tap.
Oct. 26, 2012 Denver Water receives award for exceptional performance
Denver Water was one of four water utilities from around the nation to receive the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies gold award for exceptional utility performance. The award recognizes outstanding achievement in implementing nationally recognized attributes of effective utility management.