Gross Reservoir Expansion Project
Gross Reservoir was named for Denver Water former Chief Engineer Dwight D. Gross and was completed in 1954. It serves as a combination storage and regulating facility for water that flows under the Continental Divide through the Moffat Tunnel and supplies water to Denver Water’s North System.
The Gross Reservoir Expansion Project is crucial to providing water dependability to Colorado’s Front Range, protecting against potential catastrophic events such as fires, landslides, floods, drought and infrastructure failures. Gross Reservoir was originally designed with the intention of future expansion to provide necessary storage. With demand expected to increase in the coming years, expanding Gross Reservoir will add a new element of sustainability to Denver Water’s multi-pronged approach that includes conservation, reuse water and developing additional supply, to meet our customers’ future needs.
Governor Endorses Gross Reservoir Expansion Project
By Dennis Webb Sunday, July 10, 2016 A proposal to divert Colorado River water to Denver recently has won the endorsement of Gov. John Hickenlooper and the approval of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Read more at GJSentinel.com…...
DENVER (CBS4) – Gov. John Hickenlooper is giving his support to a plan to expand Gross Reservoir. Read more at CBS...
By Dick Hilker June 17, 2016 at 12:39 pm Herewith is yet another tale of big government bureaucracy and unresponsiveness. And this one hits right here at home. Read more at...