Each drop of tap water has forged a journey of hundreds of miles to land in your sink. This seemingly effortless process couldn’t be done without hundreds of dedicated employees working day and night, in snowdrifts, laboratories and underground pipes, to make sure you always have the water you need. They keep this massive, complex water system humming — sending water from mountain reservoirs down rivers to treatment plants and through pipes to your home. Follow this journey of water as it starts as snow and becomes the lifeblood of a city.
Chapter 1: Mountains
It all begins with Rocky Mountain snow as water finds its way to rivers and pipes, all thanks to gravity.
Chapter 2: Watersheds & Reservoirs
Wildfires have an impact on water storage and Waterton Canyon shepherds the water from the mountains to the city.
Chapter 3: Treatment & Distribution
Treating water to the highest quality is more than a job, while crews ensure underground pipes are up to the task.
Chapter 4: Home
Water is part of every moment of our lives. It’s our job to protect it for future generations.