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July 13, 2020
waterloop #37: Travis Thompson on Denver’s Plan to Eliminate Lead Pipes

Travis Thompson is the Communications Manager at Denver Water. In this episode Travis discusses the utility’s ambitious plan to remove between 64,000 to 84,000 lead water pipes over the next 15 years. He explains the decision to take a proactive appro...


Travis Thompson is the Communications Manager at Denver Water.

In this episode Travis discusses the utility’s ambitious plan to remove between 64,000 to 84,000 lead water pipes over the next 15 years. He explains the decision to take a proactive approach to protecting customers from lead and why replacing pipes was chosen over changes to water chemistry. Travis also talks about the extensive outreach to the public to educate them about lead and plans to replace pipes.

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