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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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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Crested Butte Wastewater Reclamation Spill

Aug 31

Crested Butte Wastewater Reclamation Spill

A wastewater cleanup cooperative is currently in process at the Cement Creek gold Mine in Crested Butte. The cause is determined to be due to an accidental discharge of wastewater during an EPA investigation. The flow of waste has made its way to New Mexico causing river intakes to be shut down. An estimated 3 million gallons of waste was released. The waste...

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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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