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 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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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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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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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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