An essential component of the complex system to get water to Denver, the Moffat Tunnel is located on the east side of the Colorado Front Range. Water from the Fraser River on the west side is pushed through Moffat Tunnel, across the Continental Divide, to the east side, where it joins South Boulder Creek on its way to Denver. Photo by Dave Showalter.
I was born and raised in Aurora, Nebraska, with the seemingly inherent knowledge that the Platte River was the closest and one of the most important water features of our community. Throughout the years, I went on school field trips to the Platte where we would talk about the significance of the water system so […]