Summertime Stomping Grounds: Denver’s South Platte River

Jun 14

Summertime Stomping Grounds: Denver’s South Platte River

The popular South Platte River in Denver offers a plethora of recreational activities from fishing to picnicking, biking, hiking and more. It is a place of enjoyment for many as there is a broad range of choices for the outdoor aficionado. As summer is upon us, it’s a time to keep in mind that the rain, as well as temperature, can be unpredictable at South Platte...

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Full Steam Ahead! Check Out Perma-Liner Industries 2016 Events Line Up!!

Aug 18

Full Steam Ahead! Check Out Perma-Liner Industries 2016 Events Line Up!!

Undoubtedly, you are still enjoying the many highlights that this time of year brings, but as the glory days of summer begin to wane, no worries! We’ve got some exciting events scheduled for you and they’re coming up right around the corner. Mark your calendars for these informative trade shows that you won’t want to miss! First up, Perma-Liner Industries is...

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Colorado Springs All-Encompassing Water Delivery System

May 12

Colorado Springs All-Encompassing Water Delivery System

The Southern Delivery System (SDS) is a vital infrastructure project and the single largest infrastructure design ever built by Colorado Springs Utilities. From start to finish, construction spanned almost six years and even longer for the planning process. Last month, The Southern Delivery, named for the route the water travels, began its operation. Not only does...

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Denver’s Ashland Reservoir: Functional Redesign

Apr 22

Denver’s Ashland Reservoir: Functional Redesign

Denver Water has been working to enhance the safety and reliability of its Ashland Reservoir site. The city is actively in the process of building two new underground water storage tanks. The project is being phased to demolish and replace one tank at a time. The two tanks could not be demolished at the same time because the water stored at the site is needed for...

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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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The Hillcrest Reservoir Rehabilitation Plan

Feb 29

The Hillcrest Reservoir Rehabilitation Plan

Denver Water developed the Hillcrest water storage facility in the early 1960s to replace several small, temporary pumping stations to adequately serve the expanding population of southeast Denver. Denver Water will begin soon begin construction on an impressive $100-million, four-year project to replace an aging pump station and concrete storage tanks in south...

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