Dam safety team conducts annual inspections, manages upgrades and trains for emergencies to keep facilities secure.
Still strong and sturdy, Denver Water’s second-largest reservoir turns 85 in 2017.
Denver falls well below the national average but faces the same infrastructure costs that drive up bills nationwide.
Learn more about why pipes burst, how much water is lost and what Denver Water is doing about it.
Although now a relic of the past, wood stave piping remains an admired piece of water history in Denver.