JTAC Presentation

Denver Water’s Pipeline Infrastructure

Wednesday, April 18, 2018


Denver Water replaces water mains, some dating back to 1890.  In addition, they repair with the hope to avoid breaks, replace corroded pipe, alleviate water quality problems, increase available hydrant flow, and improve area delivery. Discover how and why Colorado’s oldest and largest water utility selects and replaces an average of 60,000 ft of pipe per year in an effort to maximize levels of service and minimize life cycle costs.

Speakers:  Garth Rygh and Cindy Marshall, Denver Water
Garth Rygh is the Director of Water Distribution at Denver Water. Garth, along with 200+ employees in the Water Distribution Section, is responsible for operating 18 pump stations and maintaining over 3,000 miles of pipe to meet the water needs of 1.4 million customers.
Cindy Marshall, P.E., is the Engineering Manager for Hydraulics at Denver Water. She oversees the planning of the pipe and reservoir network to meet the water needs of Denver metro area customers now and into the future.  

This luncheon will be held at the Administration Building at the Metro Wastewater Reclamation District’s (MWRD’s) Robert W. Hite Treatment Facility. From I-25, exit at 58th Avenue and head east for 1 ¼ miles to the intersection with York Street. Turn left onto York Street to head north ¾ mile to the main entrance to the Hite Facility. From York Street turn right into the entrance and check-in at the gate. Proceed from there to the main entrance of the Administration Building. DON’T FORGET TO BRING IDENTIFICATION TO GAIN ACCESS TO THE CAMPUS AT THE SECURITY GATE.

JTAC Registration: Registration and payment for JTAC luncheons is handled on line at: JTAC Luncheon Registration  Registration may be made for a single attendee or for multiple attendees in a party. It will still be necessary to check in at the luncheon. Lunches will be based on the head count per the registration site. Please do not attempt to show up without registering in advance. If you are unable to pay on line, please contact Steve Polson (720-286-5376, steve.polson@ch2m.com) to make arrangements for paying with check or cash.

The registration deadline for this event is Tuesday, April 17, at 10:00 AM MST. Please be aware that with the new registration procedure, late registrations will not be accepted as in the past. This will enable us to avoid having to purchase extra lunches to allow for potential late-comers.
Check-in at the site is from 11:30 am to 12:00 pm. The presentation will begin shortly thereafter. Registration fees are $20 for AWWA or WEF members, $25 for nonmembers, and $15 for Students and Retired Members.


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