Jessica Mahaffey is a contributing writer and marketing specialist at Denver Water. As a reservoir caretaker’s daughter, she was fortunate to grow up living at two Denver Water facilities: Williams Fork in Grand County and Strontia Springs in Waterton Canyon. A semi-Colorado native, she has lived all over the state, including Clear Creek, Grand and La Plata counties, and has spent the last 15 years promoting Colorado through her work with the official publisher of the Colorado Tourism Office and Frontier Airlines. A proud Columbine Rebel and graduate of Regis University, she lives in Littleton with her husband Sean and their two dogs, Phoebe and Finn McCool. In her free time she enjoys driving her Fiat 500 in the mountains and spending time with family and friends. She describes herself as a big-ideas marketer with grit, curiosity and a commitment to make the world a better place. Her heroes are Mother Teresa, Jack Kerouac, Carl Jung and Carl Sagan.

Welder standing in front an operational forge in the metal shop.

What’s welding got to do with water?

April 13, 2017 | By: Jessica Mahaffey

In honor of National Welding Month, here’s to the jobs that shape, cut and connect much of our water infrastructure.

The Rocky Mountain Retreat garden

This Valentine’s Day, grow a garden

February 10, 2017 | By: Jessica Mahaffey

It takes billions of gallons of water to produce the roses sold on Feb. 14. Why not try a more sustainable gift?

A family stops at the water trailer this summer to enjoy a cup of Denver Water.

Lessons from a former Kool-Aid kid

January 3, 2017 | By: Jessica Mahaffey

Why drinking water between meals is a better alternative to the sugary drinks of yesterday — and today.