ELP Gold Leader - Denver Water

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Denver Water
Foothills Treatment, Marston Treatment, Moffat Treatment and Recycled Water Plants

Denver Water provides high-quality water and promotes efficient water use to 1.4 million people in Metro Denver.
  • The Foothills plant has been making hydroelectric power since it became operational in 1983. Over the last twelve months, 11 million kilowatt hours of electricity was generated by the plant, the majority of which was fed back into the electrical grid. This amount of hydro power keeps over 17 million pounds of carbon dioxide from being released into the atmosphere each year.
  • The Marston plant saved 8.4 million gallons of water annually after it revised a product carrier (supply) line flushing schedule.
  • The Moffat plant substituted process materials that eliminated 55 gallons of hazardous waste generation annually.
  • The Recycling plant reduced annual service water pumping energy use by 450,183 kWh. Modifications made to a service water crossover, in addition to a revised operations schedule, allowed weekly pumping of the mainline pump to supply service water. ​