Newsroom http://www.denverwater.org/rss/6E5C605F-D7CC-7BE9-8C63738227AC41F2/ en-us 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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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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