Colorado Public Works Journal, Fall/Winter 2022

12 Colorado Public Works Journal Denver Water By Tamara Moon We don’t often have the opportunity to experience visions of the future. Like dreams, sometimes it’s hard to imagine and then realize large scale upgrades and new construction for water utilities. Even for large water providers like Denver Water, the task of planning, budgeting and implementing system upgrades, takes years of time. The Northwater Treatment Plant is one of these dream-like projects for water providers, even one as large as Denver Water. NTP is only a portion of significant and necessary upgrades to Denver Water’s northern system. These upgrades are essential to Denver Water’s goal of providing outstanding drinking water to a growing population in Denver and the surrounding suburbs. Northwater Treatment Project