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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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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South Platte Basin – Colorado’s Water Plan

Jan 29

South Platte Basin – Colorado’s Water Plan

The South Platte Basin Roundtable covers approximately 22,000 square miles in northeast Colorado. The largest cities in the roundtable area are Boulder, Fort Collins, Longmont and Greeley. The projected population in 2050 is estimated to almost double in size to between 1.9 and 2.6 million people. The Basin’s economy is also enhanced by environmental and...

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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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