With demand increasing across the West, Colorado is drawing up a strategy to keep some of the trillions of gallons of water that gushes out of the Rocky Mountains every spring.
Denver Water customers can water a little more this summer thanks to a wet spring and reduced water use in the Denver metro area.
It’s not a surprise that Denver Water officially approved mandatory watering restrictions during its meeting on Wednesday. The water board had been hinting at the move for a few weeks.
March snows have not done much to relieve water worries in Colorado, so the Denver Water Board will declare a Stage 2 drought on March 27.