Gross Reservoir Expansion Project

Although final project design continues, we anticipate that recreation along the reservoir’s north shore, including boating access, will continue throughout construction. For public safety considerations, recreation in other areas – particularly near the dam and in the vicinity of the quarry – will be curtailed during construction.  Denver Water is in the process of developing a temporary recreation management plan detailing recreation closures and limitation during construction activities.  At the end of construction, recreation opportunities will be similar to what currently exist at Gross Reservoir. Recreation access during the 2018 boating season does not have anticipated impacts for users.

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Restored stretch of Fraser River opens for public fishing

Denver Water Tap - May 21, 2018 - “Since the changes were made to the river in September 2017, we saw the number of fish increase four times,” said Jon Ewert, an aquatic biologist with Colorado Parks and Wildlife. “We’re also seeing more adult fish compared to what we...

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Design Build RFP for Williams Fork River Restoration Project

Denver Water is soliciting proposals from qualified firms for Design Build of the Williams Fork River Restoration Project in Grand County, Colorado, which will include the following major components: • Project management and permits. • River restoration design. •...

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