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Utilities Report: City of Brighton 10/01/12

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Utilities Report:   City of Brighton 10/01/12

Wastewater  Daily average Plant Influent Flow is 2.088 million gallons per day. Watershop

 

 Completed 27 service calls including water pressure checks and possible water
leaks.

 Cleaned inlet structure at Ken Mitchell Lake.

 Installed warning poles to protect a meter pit at 685 S. Main Street.

 Dye tested sewer lines for businesses on the northwest corner of Bridge and
Main streets.
RO Plant

 For the week of September 9, an average of 23.5% of the water consumed in the
City of Brighton was treated by the City of Thornton.

 From September 16-22: The average water demand was 7.52 million gallons per
day
Utility Engineering

 South Outfall Drainage Channel –Construction of drainage structures is in
progress. 144th Ave. is closed between Chambers and Buckley Roads. They
reopened on Wednesday, September 26.

Stormwater

 Business License—Eight business/permit applications were reviewed on
Innoprise by the Stormwater Division for compliance with backflow, industrial
pre-treatment and/or drainage maintenance requirements.

 Grease Program—Unannounced inspections were performed at eight of the 15
existing food establishments required to retrofit the building with a grease control
structure. These businesses were contacted back in May/July and were educated
about grease problems.

 Erosion and Sediment Control Program—One compliance order was issued at a
construction site. Eleven stormwater inspections were performed at construction
sites.
Water Resource

 The U.S. Drought Monitor Index has remained at a D3 Drought – Extreme
Drought as of September 25th for the Brighton area. The NOAA Seasonal
Drought Outlook for September 20 through December 31 forecasts persisting or
intensifying drought conditions.
 Reservoir storage:

 South Platte Basin is 75% full

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