Newsroom http://www.denverwater.org/rss/6E5C605F-D7CC-7BE9-8C63738227AC41F2/ en-us 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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Road repairs in Eldorado Springs http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/3732BDC0-BEE4-4F6E-553A04E58DAEBE09/ Fri, 04 Oct 2013 00:00:00 Denver Water is currently working on road repairs in several areas near Eldorado Springs. Crews are hauling material and using heavy equipment to repair damage and ensure we have access to our structures in the area.

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Dillon Dam Road traffic advisory for Oct. 9 http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/0132286D-0666-0869-20D1C085385A40D0/ Thu, 03 Oct 2013 00:00:00 Dillon Dam Road/County Road 7 will be closed on Wednesday, Oct. 9, from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. for Denver Water maintenance on  security facilities and routine road maintenance by the Summit County Road and Bridge Department.

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South boat ramp at Antero Reservoir will close Oct. 1 http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/BEC87219-EDFC-B59F-650A8A534A2F2DED/ Fri, 27 Sep 2013 00:00:00 On Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, the south boat ramp at Antero Reservoir will close for the remainder of the 2013 boating season because of decreased boating use …

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Update: Gross Dam Road open to local access; Gross Reservoir remains closed to the public http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/FB8ED9C9-C77E-D5EC-E101DA71149FC316/ Fri, 27 Sep 2013 00:00:00 Gross Dam Road is now open for local access; however, Gross Reservoir remains closed to the public because it is not safe for recreational activity.

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Denver Water sets course for 2014 http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/653DAE2D-A560-870C-5136DEDC2ABDE934/ Wed, 25 Sep 2013 00:00:00 At its meeting today, the Denver Board of Water Commissioners adopted a budget and rate changes to fund essential repairs and upgrades in 2014.

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Denver Water seeks West Slope rep for Citizens Advisory Committee http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/2664B677-F22C-484B-A5958335E63B349B/ Tue, 24 Sep 2013 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 West Slope representative from Mesa, Delta, Montrose or Garfield county.

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Dillon Reservoir 50-year anniversary event http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/F6CE6C95-B744-5BB5-CD8CF53B43D24B83/ Tue, 03 Sep 2013 00:00:00 Summit County residents and visitors are invited to the Dillon Reservoir 50th Anniversary celebration this weekend.

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Antero Dam rehabilitation project http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/87AAF38E-ADA7-C786-C38942DD504D1BF5/ Mon, 12 Aug 2013 00:00:00 A project to bring Antero Dam in line with current engineering standards will begin Monday, Aug. 19. The $14 million undertaking will ensure the safety and functionality of the dam for another 100 years.

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Denver Water modifies watering restrictions http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/09EFBB44-0D5B-7EFF-49B9855FB75B79F6/ Wed, 26 Jun 2013 00:00:00 Denver Water’s supply situation has greatly improved since Stage 2 drought restrictions were put in place April 1, thanks to an unexpectedly wet spring and citizens’ reduced water use. As a result, at its meeting today, the Denver Board of Water Commissioners adopted a resolution declaring a Stage 1 drought …

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Waterton Canyon will reopen for recreation Wednesday, June 26 http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/EADBF611-9B53-C9C1-946A76174888DC19/ Tue, 25 Jun 2013 00:00:00 Thanks to the progress made in containing the Strontia Springs Fire, Waterton Canyon will reopen Wednesday, June 26, 2013.

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Waterton Canyon open http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/A23A7198-093B-15D1-D8277C0A7C9E7619/ Mon, 24 Jun 2013 00:00:00 Thanks to the progress made in containing the Lime Gulch Fire over the weekend, Waterton Canyon has reopened.

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Waterton Canyon closed: Fire officials working new fire near Strontia Springs Reservoir http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/AE52C979-E977-A2E9-77478809D17060B5/ Mon, 24 Jun 2013 00:00:00 Waterton Canyon is closed to public access until further notice to allow fire officials to work a new fire near Strontia Springs Reservoir in Jefferson County.

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Waterton Canyon closure update http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/165081B1-E80C-82BE-BA0BC8CB1C03D90E/ Fri, 21 Jun 2013 00:00:00 In the interest of public safety, Waterton Canyon will remain closed to public access until further notice to allow fire crews to work the Lime Gulch Fire in Jefferson County. The canyon has been closed since Thursday, June 20.

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Denver Water receives Steel Water Pipe Century Club award http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/3CAA5368-F0CD-E733-2BC7F8B0AF9DF6C0/ Wed, 12 Jun 2013 00:00:00 Denver Water has received the Steel Water Pipe Century Club award from the Steel Tank Institute/Steel Plate Fabricators Association in recognition of the reliability of Conduit 40, a 24-inch diameter steel pipe installed in 1911.

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Dillon Dam Road traffic advisory http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/12FDBAB9-C0B1-BC77-05D521D12C2E167C/ Thu, 06 Jun 2013 00:00:00 Dillon Dam Road/County Road 7 will be closed on Thursday, June 13, from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. for routine maintenance on the security equipment on the road.

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Waterton Canyon three-day closure http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/36F0F5FB-E58C-FC21-409A9CC4B1FE9C54/ Tue, 28 May 2013 00:00:00 Waterton Canyon will be closed to public access from Wednesday, June 5, through Friday, June 7, for annual maintenance work.

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Western water agencies respond to federal efforts to protect Colorado River http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/3A5D71AE-94C2-A3B0-8C01A560764D1B8D/ Tue, 28 May 2013 00:00:00 Officials from several of the West’s largest municipal water agencies today joined forces with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) to find a long-term, systematic solution to the potential long-term imbalance between the Colorado River’s future supply and projected demands.

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