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Aug. 26, 2015 Denver Water board votes to continue fluoridation
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.
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.
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.
June 25, 2015 Waterton Canyon trail reopens for recreation Friday
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.
June 22, 2015 Dillon Dam Road temporary closure
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.
June 11, 2015 Waterton Canyon closure
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.
June 07, 2015 Dillon Dam Road temporary closure
Dillon Dam Road/County Road 7 will be closed Monday, June 8, from 9 a.m. to noon, for barrier maintenance.
May 28, 2015 Waterton Canyon will be open through the weekend
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.
May 21, 2015 Waterton Canyon closure extended
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.
May 12, 2015 Waterton Canyon trail reopens through the weekend
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.