Denver, Dogs and Drains: An Uncommon (and Interesting) Mix

Dec 02

Denver, Dogs and Drains: An Uncommon (and Interesting) Mix

There is a new novelty which has started to take hold and it is quite resourceful, or even creative, in the efforts toward a cleaner environment and sewer system. It begins with soliciting the help of animals, namely dogs, to assist in ‘sewer duty’. Recently, a team of specially trained dogs pointed out more than 70 specific areas where human waste may be making...

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Snowmass’s In House Efficiency for Sewer

Sep 20

Snowmass’s In House Efficiency for Sewer

The town of Snowmass, outside of Denver, has history stemming back from 1910.  The population in this ski town sustains the usual fluctuation, depending on the season, there can be approximately 2,500 residents all the way up to 18,000.  During the beginning of the ski season (typically from November 15th-December 15th) the water and sewer department can expect to...

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Westminster’s Improved Sanitary Sewer Overflow Results

Sep 11

Westminster’s Improved Sanitary Sewer Overflow Results

The City of Westminster has had a growth spurt and there are sewer improvements being made because of it. Keeping in mind, Westminster is in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains at 5,300 feet elevation. Soil in the area contains pockets of clay, which expands as it absorbs moisture, and corrosive minerals that wreak havoc on metal pipe. In places, the water table is...

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Crested Butte Wastewater Reclamation Spill

Aug 31

Crested Butte Wastewater Reclamation Spill

A wastewater cleanup cooperative is currently in process at the Cement Creek gold Mine in Crested Butte. The cause is determined to be due to an accidental discharge of wastewater during an EPA investigation. The flow of waste has made its way to New Mexico causing river intakes to be shut down. An estimated 3 million gallons of waste was released. The waste...

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Residents of Berthoud Contemplating Sewer Alternatives

Aug 10

Residents of Berthoud Contemplating Sewer Alternatives

A neighborhood in Berthoud is protecting their property rights making sure a pipeline project is in their best interest. Homeowners and their Association are analyzing the City’s proposal is to install a sewer pipe along County Road 6. There are options being evaluated so that area residents will not be infringed upon. The subdivisions West of Berthoud have...

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Rainy Season and Sewer Drainage Systems

Jul 17

Rainy Season and Sewer Drainage Systems

Many of us are experiencing a rainy season now that summer is in full swing.  Along with the sunny delights and fanfare this time of year brings, there is also a need to think about the proper functioning of our drainage systems where we live.  It is important to know to what extent a drainage issue is prevalent.  In order to do this, a qualified fully licensed...

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