Wildfire experts say the Waldo Canyon Fire near Colorado Springs severely burned the soil across more than 5 square miles, about 20 percent of the total area burned by the blaze.
Denver Water has issued a couple traffic advisories for work they are doing around town.
Water officials say they’re adding flows to the Colorado River to benefit fish, rafting, and farmers and ranchers in western Colorado after a dry spring.
They’re called the “Sod Squad” by some, Denver Water calls them Water Savers, but whatever the term they’re hitting the sidewalks to cut down on irresponsible water use.
Colorado’s largest water utility and two western counties are ratifying a deal aimed at balancing the Denver-area’s demand for water with the needs of mountain communities.
Rules for Denver Water customers went into effect on Tuesday and the utility hopes after the dry winter, residents will be even more conservative.
Water commissioners across Colorado have put the state into a Stage One Drought Condition. Because of our dry winter and spring, Denver Water is asking customers to conserve.
The Denver Board of Water Commissioners has taken the first steps to deal with an expected drought this summer.
After being closed a second time, Denver Water reopened Waterton Canyon to recreation on Monday.
Cotter Corp. has completed a pipeline to help protect Ralston Creek from a contaminated uranium mine west of Denver.