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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...
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...
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...
Arvada's water system annual operation and maintenance budget is approximately $20 million. Sixty employees make sure that water is properly treated, adequately tested, and efficiently distributed to homes and businesses.
Drinking Water Sources
The City’s water supplies come from...