Denver’s Sewer Maintenance Advisory and Revitalization Project

Apr 18

Denver’s Sewer Maintenance Advisory and Revitalization Project

In an effort to improve drainage within in the city’s water infrastructure, the city of Denver is planning an all-encompassing sewer maintenance overhaul to the storm sewer lines. New pipelines will be installed which will require a closure of a portion of Brighton Blvd. until early next year. Due to the size of the pipeline, it is necessary to keep the area closed...

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Denver Accommodates for Growth and Climate Change at Reservoirs

Jun 20

Denver Accommodates for Growth and Climate Change at Reservoirs

The Mile High City has weathered a fair amount of water-related challenges as the city prepares for a future filled with more Coloradans. Colorado’s oldest and largest water utility known as Denver Water has much to contend with as expectations abound. The agency serves approximately 1.3 million people in Denver and the surrounding suburbs and expects that figure...

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Water Retention Hubs: The Flood Diversion Plan for Denver

Apr 05

Water Retention Hubs: The Flood Diversion Plan for Denver

The city of Denver has plans to construct a mile-long open water drainage channel adjacent to East 39th Avenue from Franklin to Steele streets.  This would aid in directing runoff toward pipes leading to the outfall. The Basins have natural topographical features that direct storm runoff northwest toward the South Platte River. Decades ago, city blocks were built...

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An Interesting and Ingenious Mix for Salida Wastewater

Nov 13

An Interesting and Ingenious Mix for Salida Wastewater

Once in a while we hear of something different or even peculiar in Wastewater treatment processes. Such is the case with the Salida treatment facility in Colorado where operators quietly treat wastewater and septage and discharge sparkling effluent to the Arkansas River.  There is a well thought out process for this interesting mix and while the Salida crew has been...

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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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