Did a hot, dry summer push us closer to drought? Time to check in on the state of our water supply.
By Steve Snyder
It’s one of the most doggone depressing and downright dreaded “d” words you can utter at a water utility.
Fortunately, Denver Water and most of Colorado have enjoyed a nice respite from drought recently. In fact, a string of cool, wet months turned last summer’s Drought Monitor map for our state practically monochrome.
But that was then, this is now. And drought is not a novel idea in Colorado.
Of course, there’s a difference between talking about a drought and actually being in one. So as we start a new water year, let’s review some facts about the state of our…
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