Denver Landfill’s Underground Pipeline: Remove or Replace?

Jul 25

Denver Landfill’s Underground Pipeline: Remove or Replace?

The City of Denver recently encountered a sewer spill which necessitated an evaluation of a nearby creek. Due to the close proximity of the overflow from the waterway, a test for contaminants is currently being conducted. Additionally, several residents’ concerns have prompted an initiative to heighten the awareness of the condition and treatment process for a...

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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 Saves Water and Money using Best Practices for Sewer Systems

Jan 30

Denver Saves Water and Money using Best Practices for Sewer Systems

The city of Denver has a plethora of outdoor activities to keep you engaged and entertained. The parks, museums and botanical gardens alone, create a treasure chest of opportunities to choose from- for visitors and residents alike. The scenic landscaping of homes, featuring impressive architectural design, only add to the attraction that the city brings. However,...

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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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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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Colorado Springs Utilities Incentive Program

Jan 11

Colorado Springs Utilities Incentive Program

Colorado Springs is offering an Incentive Program designed to encourage Colorado Springs homebuilders to qualify their homes under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star homes program. These homes are independently verified to save at least 15 percent more energy than local code requires. The new homes program is a marketing platform to increase...

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