Gross Reservoir expansion gets approval – Sky-Hi News – July 11, 2017 – “Lochhead said. ‘We will complete this project responsibly, as evidence by our actions during the public process and the resulting robust environmental protections we’ve agreed to along the way.'”

Gross Dam on its way to becoming the tallest dam in the state – Denver Post – July 10, 2017 – “The project includes an environmental pool to divert water to streams that need it. It also led to the Learning By Doing Cooperative Effort that brings together groups to monitor stream conditions and quickly take action when needed.”

Deal-making pays off: Boulder County’s Gross Reservoir closer to expansion – – July 8, 2017 – “‘Issuance of this permit will unlock significant resources that will allow us to do good things for the river and the environment,’ Mely Whiting, counsel for Trout Unlimited, a significant backer of a bigger place to fish, said in a statement.”

US agency approves Denver water utility’s dam expansion plan – Associated Press – July 8, 2017 – “A federal agency has approved a plan by Denver’s water utility to raise the height of an existing Colorado dam by 131 feet (40 meters) and nearly triple the amount of water it stores.”

To meet future water and power needs, streamline federal process – Denver Post Editorial Board – July 14, 2017 – “Denver Water has been wise to pursue increasing the capacity of their water delivery system to the north; Gross Reservoir would hold an additional 77,000 acre-feet of water once the dam expansion is complete. That’s enough extra water to serve 54,000 single-family residential homes a year.”

Kirk Klancke: Moffat permit a net gain for Upper Colorado River – Boulder Daily Camera Opinion – July 15, 2017 – “Under terms of their permit, Denver Water must undertake mitigation and enhancement measures that will actually improve the health of streams.”