Gross Reservoir Expansion Project

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Water projects take patience, stewardship

Water projects take patience, stewardship

Journal Advocate – June 29, 2018 – "As a result of going above and beyond, the Gross Reservoir expansion includes an "environmental pool" of 5,000 acre feet of water to benefit 17 miles of aquatic habitat in South Boulder Creek..." Read more...

Federal elected officials reiterate support

Federal elected officials reiterate support

We wish to thank members of Colorado's Congressional Delegation for their continued support of the Gross Reservoir Expansion Project! Read their recent letters to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) here: Representative Diana DeGette Senators Michael Bennet...

Restored stretch of Fraser River opens for public fishing

Restored stretch of Fraser River opens for public fishing

Denver Water Tap - May 21, 2018 - “Since the changes were made to the river in September 2017, we saw the number of fish increase four times,” said Jon Ewert, an aquatic biologist with Colorado Parks and Wildlife. “We’re also seeing more adult fish compared to what we...

Design Build RFP for Williams Fork River Restoration Project

Denver Water is soliciting proposals from qualified firms for Design Build of the Williams Fork River Restoration Project in Grand County, Colorado, which will include the following major components: • Project management and permits. • River restoration design. •...

Yurt Season Opening Event Update!

Our thanks to all who braved the soggy weather and below optimal temperatures to join us on Saturday for a meal off the grill and conversation about the project! We collected a lot of great feedback that we've recorded and will incorporate into our planning process....

American Rivers – Solutions for a Sustainable Colorado River

Boulder Daily Camera - May 12, 2018 - "The mitigation and enhancement commitments for the Colorado River present a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to restore the river. Without these commitments, tied to federal permitting of these projects, conservation organizations,...

How High is the Water?

Elevation Outdoors - May 12, 2018 - "Large infrastructure projects such as this one require balancing the needs of a growing population with the conservation of natural areas..." Read more...

2018 Yurt Season Opening Event

Drop in at your convenience on Saturday, May 19th from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm to learn more about the upcoming project and enjoy a free hot dog or burger. The public information yurt is located just up the hill from our caretakers facility near 3656 Gross Dam Road....

2018 Community Survey Results

The results are in! With sincere thanks to everyone who participated in the 2018 Community Survey, we're happy to announce the findings are now available - download your copy of the report here, which also includes specifics about how we intend to...

Governor Endorses Gross Reservoir Expansion Project

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