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  1. 9/17/2010 DENVER TAP WATER IS “BEST OF THE BEST” IN ROCKY MOUNTAIN REGION
  2. Denver Water placed first in a taste test among water utilities in Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico at the American Water Works Association Rocky Mountain Section’s (RMSAWWA) annual conference at Keystone Resort in Colorado. Tuesday’s event was the Rocky Mountain Section’s third annual taste test and Denver Water’s second first-place ranking in the event.

           

    The judges evaluate the samples based on appearance, smell, taste and overall impression. (L to R) Alex Miller, managing editor, Summit Daily News; Natasha Gardner, assistant editor, 5280 Magazine; Jerry Stevens, president-elect, American Water Works Association; and Matt Renoux, mountain newsroom reporter, 9News.
     
     
    A panel of four judges that included news media and AWWA President-Elect Jerry Stevens tasted 13 samples submitted by AWWA member utilities. Denver Water’s sample received the highest scores based on appearance, smell, taste and overall impression. The Town of Silverthorne and Aurora Water placed second and third, respectively.
     
    “Denver Water’s mission is to provide our customers with high-quality water and excellent service,” said Ken Pollock, superintendent of water treatment for Denver Water. “The water utility members of the Rocky Mountain section of the AWWA bring strong competition each year. Our win reflects the dedication and commitment that Denver Water employees have to high-quality water.”
     
    Denver Water will represent the Rocky Mountain Section in the 2011 AWWA “Best of the Best” national taste test at the association’s Annual Conference and Exhibition in Washington, D.C.