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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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...read more
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 caretakers’...read more