Expanding Gross Reservoir

Rocky Mountain Water – Jan. 2019 – “As part of its commitment to developing projects in the right way, Denver Water will fund and participate in dozens of environmental projects across multiple watersheds at a cost of more than $20 million.”...

Meeting the water crisis

Colorado Green – Jan./Feb. 2019 – “With 100 years of history under its belt, Denver Water has seen plenty of good years and bad in terms of snowpack and water supplies. Gross Reservoir to help quench thirst of drought and benefit environment.”...

A statement from the CEO/Manager

Below is a statement from Denver Water CEO/Manager, Jim Lochhead, regarding the complaint: “When you’re responsible for delivering safe, clean drinking water to a quarter of the state’s population, failing is not an option. In the last 15 years, we’ve come close to...

Request for Proposals for Tree Removal Plan

December 12, 2018 – Denver Water is seeking proposals from qualified firms to prepare a Tree Removal Plan for the Gross Reservoir Expansion Project. A Mandatory, informational Pre-Proposal meeting will be held on January 8, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the Gross Dam...

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...

Successful 2018 yurt season

With the sun drifting ever lower in the sky and the brilliant colors of fall a pleasant memory, the 2018 season for the Gross Reservoir Expansion’s Public Information Yurt has come to a successful finish. It was a great year marked by constructive two-way...