TAP – July 23, 2018 – “Our customers consistently use less water than they did prior to the drought of 2002, even as the city’s population has grown,” said Greg Fisher, manager of demand planning for Denver Water. “It’s important that we and our customers always be aware that we live in a dry climate and we need to use water wisely and efficiently. We never know when the next drought will begin.”

This year, Denver Water customers used an average of 272 million gallons per day between May 1 and July 15, compared to the average of 356 million gallons per day recorded for that same period in 2000. And that does not account for the addition of 250,000 people in Denver since 2000.

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