City Lake Dam Construction Project

Progress Is Being Made, City Lake is being filled ! 

Filling City Lake.png The City has reached substantial completion on the dam and authorized to begin filling City Lake.

Filling began on Thursday October 10th at 1:00 pm. at a rate of approximately 4 acre feet per day.

The City will be utilizing our direct flow rights as well as drawing down Wahatoya and Daigre reservoirs as necessary.

Construction crews are wrapping up with cleanup and installing fencing.

 

 
 

The City of Walsenburg has been dilegently pursuing the City Lake Dam Construction Project for several years to meet State of Colorado requirements and provide additional storage.

Construction is Underway

Progress Updates

Progress Update - September 27, 2019

The Headworks are complete. Finish grading on the dam face is wrapping up. The reservoir basin and outlet are looking good. Compaction testing on the roadway is being done as the roadway nears completion. The City Lake Dam project is approaching substantial completion and the City anticipates beginning to fill the reservoir in mid-October. 

HEADWORKS COMPLETE.pngFINISH GRADING OF DAM FACE.pngRESERVOIR BASIN AND OUTLET.pngTESTING COMPACTION ON ROADWAY.pngROADWAY NEARLY COMPLETE.png