Denver is thirsty — and only getting thirstier.
By 2030, in fact, Denver will be short about 11 billion gallons of water to quench the thirst of Denver residents (and their lawns…)
So Denver is proposing a plan to pump more water from the headwaters of the Colorado River over the Continental Divide to Gross Reservoir in southwest Boulder County. And to do that, Denver wants to almost triple the size of Gross Reservoir.
The draft environmental impact statement for the project, which would fill the newly enlarged reservoir with more water from tributaries of the Colorado River near Granby, was released this month.
A public hearing will be held Tuesday in Boulder to collect comments on the environmental impact statement. … Read more