Denver Post – July 2, 2018 – “When these watersheds are impacted by wildfire, the impacts on source water quality can be severe, forcing utilities to respond in order to continue to provide safe drinking water to their customers…”


A core rationale for the Gross Reservoir Expansion Project is to provide crucial water reliability to the Front Range, reduce vulnerability in the event of disasters such as floods and wildfires, and ensure there is flexibility to provide water from multiple sources when needed.

Read the Denver Post’s coverage here, and more about our watershed health programs on our website.