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2021

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2020

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2019


Harmful Algae Updated
Residents / Services and Sustainability / Water

There have been multiple news reports of toxic blue-green algae in lakes and ponds in the front range. Blue-green algae is common in Colorado. Hot weather and slow moving water such as in lakes and ponds can create conditions where algae can grow quickly and form a bloom. Some Blue-Green algal...

2018


Water Meter Pit Concerns Updated
Residents / Services and Sustainability / Water

For homes and businesses in Arvada, there is a meter pit between the water main and the buildings where water usage is measured/monitored.  Access to these pits is necessary for billing inquiries and maintenance of the meters.   It is the property owner's responsibility that...

2017


Discoloration in Arvada's Water Updated
Residents / Services and Sustainability / Water

UPDATE: Water samples taken yesterday, August 29, detected manganese levels between 0.025 and 0.035 milligrams per liter (parts per million), below the regulatory standards of 0.05 milligrams per liter. August 30, 2017 The City has been receiving calls about discolored water. Water Quality...

Denver Water Project Construction in West Arvada Updated
Residents / Services and Sustainability / Water

Denver Water is beginning an $85 million major reconstruction project. Arvada neighborhoods in the vicinity of the Arvada/Blunn Reservoir will see some of this construction as it takes place.  Ralston Reservoir/Pipelines to Moffat  Denver’s Ralston Reservoir, located to the...

2016

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2015 and Older


2013 Drought Information - Stage 2 Drought Lifted Updated
Residents / Services and Sustainability / Water

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Arvada’s water supply situation has greatly improved since Stage 2 drought restrictions were put in place April 1, thanks to an unexpectedly wet spring and citizens’ reduced water use. As a result, the Denver Board of Water Commissioners adopted a resolution declaring a Stage 1...