Newsroom http://www.denverwater.org/rss/6E5C605F-D7CC-7BE9-8C63738227AC41F2/ en-us From Forests to Faucets partnership renewed and expanded http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/056C0877-155D-01CB-0CCACF66A24185E1/ Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 Over the next five years, Denver Water, the U.S. Forest Service — Rocky Mountain Region, Colorado State Forest Service and Natural Resources Conservation Service will invest $33 million in forest restoration projects to treat more than 40,000 acres within Denver Water’s critical watersheds.

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Traffic Advisory: Ongoing project at West 29th Avenue and Gray Street http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/5FD4D69F-155D-01CB-0CB31CBC513A612E/ Fri, 16 Dec 2016 00:00:00 Drivers should use 26th Avenue or 32nd Avenue to navigate around this area in Wheat Ridge.

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New Denver Water rates start April 1 http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/F16A5723-155D-01CB-0C9859CE94E8D1F2/ Wed, 14 Dec 2016 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, beginning April 1, 2017.

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Media Advisory and Photo Opp: Hillcrest Reservoir Concrete Placement http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/F99E8F95-155D-01CB-0CBAC6470F888566/ Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:00:00 Denver Water is in the middle of a $100 million project to improve the safety and reliability of its Hillcrest facility …

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UPDATE: Waterton Canyon closed Dec. 10-16 http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/FAB1B945-155D-01CB-0CB1ACECBF3F03B9/ Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:00:00 Waterton Canyon will be closed Saturday, Dec. 10, through Friday, Dec. 16, while crews wrap up a construction project. On Saturday, Dec. 17, the canyon will reopen to public access.

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Upcoming Waterton Canyon recreation schedule http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/5EA6BD2B-155D-01CB-0C709F0615498E4E/ Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 The recreation schedule for Waterton Canyon has been updated to accommodate the completion of a maintenance project at Strontia Springs Dam.

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Waterton Canyon extended closures http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/A19ED692-155D-01CB-0C50727B3EC3ABC1/ Tue, 04 Oct 2016 00:00:00 Waterton Canyon, which is currently closed during the week for construction work, will also be closed to recreation on Oct. 8 and 9.

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Denver Water seeks new Citizens Advisory Committee members http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/AF4270E3-155D-01CB-0C59FEFDBCFDB896/ Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 The 10-member volunteer committee has openings for a West Slope and a public interest group representative.

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Traffic Advisory: Two ongoing projects in Grand County http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/7BE52905-155D-01CB-0C46C0359D43A668/ Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 Two separate Denver Water excavation projects in Grand County are expected to cause traffic impacts on National Forest System Road 128, also known as Water Board Road, during the week of Oct. 3.

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Traffic Advisory: Ongoing project on southbound Lowell Boulevard between Lowell Way and Bowles Avenue http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/D7B5DB07-155D-01CB-0C631378CD8CAFC6/ Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 Lane adjustment will allow crews to replace an aging underground vault.

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Meadow Creek Reservoir drained for inspection, upgrades http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/D5B27D62-155D-01CB-0CF95AA876922BF1/ Thu, 15 Sep 2016 00:00:00 The reservoir, which is currently about 30 percent full, will be lowered to about 6 percent full within the first two weeks of October.

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Dillon Dam Road temporary closure http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/6B91F33C-155D-01CB-0C6880F0CA6721CB/ Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:00:00 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.

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South Platte River in Denver to get an environmental boost http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/9E602F48-155D-01CB-0CD599C355BF5322/ Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:00:00 The Greenway Foundation and Denver Water announce a pledge drive to help the river.

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Waterton Canyon weekday closure http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/4118055A-155D-01CB-0CDAC0E16DC1D404/ Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:00:00 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.

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Gross Reservoir open http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/C55B8648-155D-01CB-0CA1CD1F6B09D714/ Tue, 12 Jul 2016 00:00:00 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.

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Gross Reservoir closed http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/8BD1319E-155D-01CB-0C706D675D92C152/ Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:00:00 Gross Reservoir is closed to public access until further notice.

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Gov. Hickenlooper endorses Gross Reservoir Expansion Project http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/63EC5F73-155D-01CB-0CBFBC8E179F75B4/ Wed, 06 Jul 2016 00:00:00 Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has officially endorsed Denver Water’s proposed Gross Reservoir Expansion Project.

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Dillon Dam Road temporary closure http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/7D839E16-155D-01CB-0C0FF0ABCF8E5E80/ Wed, 01 Jun 2016 00:00:00 Routine maintenance on Dillon Dam Road/County Road 7 will begin Monday, June 6, and last through Friday, June 10.

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Waterton Canyon will open with river restrictions on May 15 http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/2B847FAD-155D-01CB-0C4E48D2A0266793/ Wed, 11 May 2016 00:00:00 The lower portion of Waterton Canyon will reopen as scheduled on May 15, 2016.

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Denver Water supports allowing graywater use http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/A7D99B64-155D-01CB-0C0DD80983BBD7E9/ Tue, 03 May 2016 00:00:00 Denver Water CEO Jim Lochhead’s statement in response to Denver City Council’s ordinance to allow graywater use:

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Denver Water’s 2016 summer watering rules in effect http://www.denverwater.org/AboutUs/PressRoom/768DBEB0-155D-01CB-0CEA8091BDDF7B04/ Mon, 02 May 2016 00:00:00 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.

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