Rosie the Riveter, meet KC the welder

A snapshot of the critical role that welding plays in shaping Denver’s water system.

April 19, 2017 | By: TAP Staff
KC Strickland, and nine other Denver Water welders completed more than 70 projects in 2016.
KC Strickland and nine other Denver Water welders completed more than 700 projects in 2016.

 

According to the United States Department of Labor, only 5.4 percent of welding, soldering and brazing workers are women. KC Strickland just celebrated 20 years as a welder at Denver Water. She is standing in front of a punch press, used for puncturing holes in metal and cutting steel and iron.

Read, “What’s welding got to do with water?” to learn more about Denver Water’s team of 10 welding professionals who work to keep the water flowing.

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