More stories about COLORADO

  • ‘Green’ Cleaning System Saves Time, Money

  • Operations

    Colorado's Arapahoe County will eliminate more than 30 positions after its largest customer became the 17th city to outsource infrastructure services to engineering firm CH2M Hill OMI.

  • Revolutionary Writer

    Guillermo Vidal, Denver's public works director, was one of 14,000 children airlifted to the United States as part of Operation Peter Pan in 1961, two years after Fidel Castro and his supporters militarily overthrew the U.S.-supported Batista regime.

  • Rapid road repairs

  • From Septic to Sewers

    Each city took a different path--sometimes several--to building their new wastewater treatment systems.

  • Bullets to Spare

  • Smart Water

    Las Vegas is one of the nation's fastest-growing cities, but it's in the middle of the desert. Here's what the city is doing to make sure there's enough water to go around.

  • Duck!

    In early May, Denver's Waste-water Operations group helped the city's schools in a fundraiser that went just ducky.

  • Top-notch team effort

    A tiny water district in Colorado opts for design-build on a Class 1 dam, saving a million dollars and a year on construction, and earning kudos from the U.S. Society on Dams.

  • PUBLIC WORK Briefs: February 2007