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Comments on Denver Water's Draft Lead Reduction Plan

Clean Water Action strongly supports Denver Water’s commitment to seek an alternative to orthophosphate that will achieve the same or greater reduction in lead exposure risk for its customers.

Map of Colorado aquifer exemptions

Colorado Aquifer Exemptions

Program that Sacrifices Underground Drinking Waterfor Oil and Gas Injection Raises Questions

Fracking Fronlines - Rachel and Charles

Fracking Frontlines: Rachel and Charles

Rachel and Charles live in Timnath, CO. This is their story: "The activity of the fracking industry has impacted my entire family."

Fracking Fronlines - Carl

Fracking Frontlines: Carl

Carl lives in Greeley, CO. This is his story: "Nobody wants semis driving down your neighborhood street, but that's what we have here."

Fracking Fronlines - Michael and Noelle

Fracking Frontlines: Michael and Noelle

Michael and Noelle live in Timnath, CO. Here is their story: "We moved our family here last year and by March, we found out that they were doing seismic testing."

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Kick Coal Ash Colorado

Coal fired power plants are one of the largest source of pollution in the United States.

From We All Live Downstream

Sampling water for chemical testing

New policy will safeguard Colorado waters from toxic PFAS

July 21, 2020

In states across the country, Clean Water Action is tackling the PFAS pollution problem.

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Denver Water’s Plan to Get the Lead Out While Protecting Our Watersheds

October 4, 2019

On September 6, 2019 Denver Water submitted its final Lead Reduction Program Plan to

South Platte River -- Photo credit: Jennifer Peters

Groundbreaking Plan to Reduce Lead Exposure in Drinking Water Will Also Protect Denver’s River, Lakes, and Streams

August 1, 2019

Visit South Platte River Park in Littleton, Colorado (a suburb a few miles south of Denver) on a summer weekend and you’ll likely see dozens of people paddling, wading, fishing, or tubing on the ri