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  • May 03, 2016 Denver Water supports allowing graywater use

    Denver Water CEO Jim Lochhead’s statement in response to Denver City Council’s ordinance to allow graywater use:

  • May 02, 2016 Denver Water’s 2016 summer watering rules in effect

    Denver is drought-free in 2016, but using water efficiently is still critical in Colorado. On May 1, to combat outdoor water waste, Denver Water officially implemented its annual summer watering rules.

  • March 22, 2016 Milestone decree protects environmental flows in Grand County

    A major milestone in implementing the Colorado River Cooperative Agreement was reached last week when the water court signed a decree to secure and preserve environmental water flows in the Fraser, Williams Fork and Colorado rivers.

  • March 14, 2016 Traffic Advisory: Ongoing project at South University Boulevard and East Vassar Avenue

    Work is underway to upgrade a leaking 6-inch-diameter water main at South University Boulevard and East Vassar Avenue.

  • March 11, 2016 TU honors Denver Water with River Stewardship Award

    Colorado Trout Unlimited has awarded Denver Water, the Denver metro area’s largest water utility, its 2016 River Stewardship Award, recognizing the utility’s leadership in urban water conservation and its collaborative efforts.

  • Feb. 09, 2016 Denver Water scam alert

    Denver Water would like to remind the public that it doesn't proactively contact customers to ask for payment over the phone.

  • Jan. 20, 2016 Waterton Canyon closure

    Beginning Feb. 2, 2016, the lower portion of Waterton Canyon, including the main entrance and parking lot, will be closed Monday through Saturday until May 15, 2016, while crews repair the High Line Canal diversion structure in the South Platte River.

  • Dec. 17, 2015 Denver Water selects new director of Planning

    Mike King, executive director of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources, has been selected as the new director of Planning for Denver Water.

  • Dec. 16, 2015 Denver Water sets course for 2016

    The Denver Board of Water Commissioners adopted its 2016 budget, revenue requirements and rate structure to fund essential repairs and upgrades to Denver Water’s system. The rate changes will go into effect beginning April 1, 2016.

  • Oct. 28, 2015 Waterton Canyon reopens for recreation Friday

    After a two-month closure because of high bear activity, Denver Water will reopen Waterton Canyon to recreation on Friday, Oct. 30.

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