Denver Water celebrates Arbor Day with a tribute to Mother Nature’s own water filtration process.
Denver Water knows firsthand the debilitating consequences forest fires can have on a watershed. In 2002, the Hayman Fire burned thousands of acres near Denver Water’s Cheesman Reservoir, as shown in this photo.
By Kristi Delynko and Steve Snyder
“I think that I shall never see
A poem lovely as a tree.”
So why does a water utility care about trees (beyond the obvious reasons why most of us love trees)?
One simple word: watersheds.
Now that’s a word you don’t hear every day. And no, it’s not a temporary building for storing water.
When it rains, or when mountain snow begins to…
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