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Sept. 15, 2016 Meadow Creek Reservoir drained for inspection, upgrades
The reservoir, which is currently about 30 percent full, will be lowered to about 6 percent full within the first two weeks of October.
Aug. 29, 2016 Dillon Dam Road temporary closure
On Wednesday, Aug. 31, Dillon Dam Road/County Road 7 will be closed from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. for routine maintenance work by Denver Water and Summit County Road and Bridge Department.
The Greenway Foundation and Denver Water announce a pledge drive to help the river.
Aug. 24, 2016 Waterton Canyon weekday closure
Beginning Sept. 6, 2016, Waterton Canyon will be closed Mondays through Fridays through November while crews complete repairs to the High Line Canal diversion structure in the South Platte River. The canyon will be fully open to recreation on Saturdays and Sundays during this time.
July 12, 2016 Gross Reservoir open
Denver Water has reopened Gross Reservoir to public access following a one-day closure because of its proximity to the Cold Springs Fire in Boulder County.
July 11, 2016 Gross Reservoir closed
Gross Reservoir is closed to public access until further notice.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has officially endorsed Denver Water’s proposed Gross Reservoir Expansion Project.
June 01, 2016 Dillon Dam Road temporary closure
Routine maintenance on Dillon Dam Road/County Road 7 will begin Monday, June 6, and last through Friday, June 10.
The lower portion of Waterton Canyon will reopen as scheduled on May 15, 2016.
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: