Rueter-Hess Reservoir: Castle Rock residents can get up close and personal with the project August 7

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From The Douglas County News Press:

The Rueter-Hess Reservoir, presently under construction in Parker, is an important part of Castle Rock’s sustainable water strategy. The town is offering residents this chance to tour the reservoir before it’s filled with water. Castle Rock residents are invited to take a self-guided driving tour from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Aug. 7.

Rueter-Hess is key to Castle Rock’s long-term water supply. The town has partnered with Parker Water and Sanitation District, Castle Pines North Metro District and Stonegate Valley Metro District on the project, scheduled for completion in 2012. This is one of the biggest water supply reservoirs to be constructed, in Colorado and along the Front Range, in decades.

Residents can stop by to see exhibits and water experts, to answer questions about this and other water projects. Please note the tour will be cancelled in the event of rain.

The reservoir is at 9343 Newlin Gulch Road in Parker. For directions and a map, go to

Questions? Contact Carolyn Richards, or 720-733-6002.

More Rueter-Hess Reservoir coverage here and here.

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