Gross Reservoir Expansion Project

Expanding Gross Reservoir will help protect Denver Water customers from negative impacts of a future drought, shortfalls in their overall water storage system and correct an imbalance in Denver Water’s North System. Overall system shortages could occur as early as 2022, but Denver Water’s South System currently provides 80 percent of the city’s water supply and […]

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  One Water LA

One Water LA is the City of Los Angeles’ collaborative approach among the City, regional agencies and stakeholders to manage the City’s watersheds, water resources and water facilities in an environmentally, economically and socially beneficial manner. The Program is a critical component of the City of Los Angeles Sustainability Plan, which includes the goal of […]

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  Pure Water San Diego
Indirect Potable Reuse Program

Previous attempts at introducing indirect potable reuse to San Diego proved unsuccessful, primarily because of public perception and competing water resource initiatives. To improve public understanding and build on the Water Purification Demonstration Project’s successful outreach program, a comprehensive education and outreach program was needed. A communication plan, developed and implemented by Katz & Associates […]

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  Recharge Fresno Water Infrastructure Improvement Program

Programmatic Communication, Rates Communication, Construction Relations The City of Fresno has developed a public understanding about the synergy between the elements of water management and proactively implementing a comprehensive water management plan. However, this approach was not started without substantial controversy and opposition. In 2014, an approved four-year rate increase was rescinded, and an in-process […]

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  San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

Water System Improvement Program (WSIP), Sewer System Improvement Program (SSIP), Infrastructure Investment Education Program (IIEP) Since 2008, Katz & Associates (K&A) has assisted the SFPUC with strategy, planning, communications and public outreach on large infrastructure projects such as the $4.8B Water System Improvement Program (WSIP), the approximately $6.9B Sewer System Improvement Program (SSIP) and other […]

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