Denver Water is planning a major expansion of the reservoir that will increase height of the Gross Reservoir Dam outside Boulder by 131 feet and water storage by 77,000 acre-feet. Local residents and environmental groups are fighting against the expansion. The move comes as water is becoming a 2019 election issue with Proposition DD. (Chris Schneider, Special to The Colorado Sun)

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