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Dillon Reservoir

Lake Dillon (credit: CBS)

Denver Water Celebrates 50 Years Of Dillon Reservoir

It’s one of Denver’s most vital natural resources: Dillon Reservoir is the largest source of water that’s eventually pumped into the metro area. And it turns 50 this year.

09/06/2013

Breckenridge (credit: CBS)

Breckenridge: Much More Than A Ski Town

Some mountain towns are touted for their luxury accommodations, fine dining or arts scene. Some are known as the place to go for spas, hiking or biking. Others, golf or world-class fishing.

08/07/2013

Lake Dillon on Monday (credit: CBS)

Major Snowmelt Could Halt Dredging Project At Lake Dillon

It’s the largest reservoir serving Denver Water, but a major project planned for Lake Dillon could be stopped because of all the snowmelt gushing into the lake right now.

06/10/2013

Lake Dillon on Sunday (credit: CBS)

Lake Dillon Getting Boost From Spring Melt

The water is down considerably after two years of dry weather. It’s still down about 28 feet but Bob Evans, manager at the marina, says the level is rising quickly.

05/26/2013

Dillon Reservoir (credit: Dona Klein)

Low River Flows Affecting Reservoir Releases

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says five western Colorado reservoirs won’t be releasing water to help endangered fish this spring due to dry conditions.

05/24/2013

Summit High School students release trout into the Blue River (credit: CBS)

Fish For Stocking Programs Bred In Classroom

Young fish are often released into Colorado’s mountain streams and lakes as part of the restocking program. Now a new program means some of those fish could come from the classroom.

05/16/2013

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Better News From Winter’s First Snowpack Survey

Scientists say recent winter storms could be a sign of a bounce back after a dry start to the season.

12/31/2012

Frisco Marina at Lake Dillon (credit: CBS)

Frisco Marina Casualty Of Drought, Low Water Levels

Dillon Reservoir is down about 18 feet from normal water levels. The biggest casualty of the low levels is the Frisco Marina where 900 feet of dock needs to be moved nearly every day.

10/04/2012

Lake Dillon on Monday (credit: CBS)

Frisco Bay Marina Plans To Stay Open Until October

Denver Water says Lake Dillon is about 82 percent of capacity and down 16 feet.

09/03/2012

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Some Businesses Aren’t Concerned About Low River Flows

It’s going to be a long summer watching the water for businesses that depend on healthy river flows in Colorado. A lack of snow over the winter will mean lower than normal river levels.

05/08/2012

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