New technologies under review

The trees removed from the expanded reservoir may have a new life as “biochar,” improving soil for plants. Denver Water TAP – Expanding a reservoir has a lot of challenges, among them dealing with the trees and bushes that must be removed. Leaving this biomass...

A statement by the CEO/Manager

In response to a letter received from Boulder County’s Land Use Department, Denver Water CEO/Manager Jim Lochhead released the following statement: Denver Water has taken the position with Boulder County that the project is exempt from 1041 permitting since...

Fish Consumption Advisory

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), along with Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW), monitor fish mercury levels in Colorado waters. CDPHE and CPW have collected fish tissue samples at Gross Reservoir since 2007.  In 2015, the levels of...

Surveyors in the field

You may have noticed surveyors taking readings on Gross Dam Road from the intersection of Highway 72 to the right abutment of Gross Dam. This work – scheduled to be completed by the end of this month – is part of our ongoing efforts to improve safety for all who drive...

Thank you tour participants!

Our thanks to all who joined us for a tour of the Gross Reservoir Expansion Project on Oct. 5. Staff from Sen. Gardner and Sen. Bennet’s offices, representatives from Denver Water distributors and the South Metro Chamber of Commerce, among others, joined Denver Water...