Justin Roquemore has been providing exceptional service to district customers since 2008. He is one of five District Operators whose duties include responding to customer service calls, problem solving, and performing maintenance on the District's water distribution and wastewater collection system.
With over 15 inches of snow at the Stapleton Airport weather observation site last week, the month of October ended unusually frigid and snowy. Temps were below freezing for more than 100 consecutive hours last week. That streak finally ended on Thursday morning, when temperatures climbed back into the low 40s, just in time to make it possible for kids to trick or treat this Halloween.
On October 23, the Denver Board of Water Commissioners adopted rate changes to pay for critical upgrades and projects to keep its system operating efficiently. The new rates take effect January 1, 2020.
Denver Water's five-year proposed $1.3 billion capital plan includes about 140 major projects. The projects are focused on maintaining or upgrading infrastructure and ensuring the utility has the flexibility needed to guarantee a reliable water supply as weather patterns in the future deviate from the past and the population grows.
Can you imagine a day without water? What would that day be like? No water to drink or make a cup of coffee. No water to shower or flush the toilet. Do we really understand how important water is in our daily lives? Those are the questions that the Imagine a Day Without Water campaign wants you to ask yourself.
Portions of Waterton Canyon will be closed for 30 to 60 minutes at a time on weekdays, starting Monday, Oct. 7, through Sunday, Dec. 15, between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. for Denver Water’s rockfall mitigation project.
Companies heavily advertise their “flushable” wipes, but plumbers make a lot of house calls that involve clogged toilets, backed up sewer lines, and flooded basements caused by moistened wipes. Most wastewater experts will tell you that there’s no such thing as a flushable wipe. Flushable wipes may flush down the toilet just fine, but so will your keys, phone, or jewelry.
If you are a resident in the Valley Sanitation District and do not receive your water from Englewood, then you most likely receive your water from a Denver Water Distributor.
Columbine is a Total Service district. Total Service districts receive full service from Denver Water including customer service, billing and maintenance of their infrastructure, just like customers in the city of Denver.