Members Articles

October 16, 2017

Member Spotlight: Florissant Water and Sanitation District

Cynthia Russel of Florissant Water and Sanitation District recently partnered with environmental engineer Adam Sommers to give us insight into this district’s unique challenges and achievements. FWSD’s candor and willingness to share their inspirational story of overcoming past ordeals to detailing the financial challenges they face as a small district is inspirational.

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October 16, 2017

Member Spotlight: Grand River Mosquito Control District

We had the privilege of interviewing district manager Tim Moore about some of Grand River’s procedures, concerns, and preemptive measures. We believe other members can learn from their efforts as we have.

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October 16, 2017

2017 CSD Pool Safety District of the Year

This year, we recognize Clifton Sanitation District for their efforts. They have fostered a safety culture where everyone’s voices are heard, and continue to demonstrate how safety comes first in all aspects of their organization

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July 17, 2017

Innovating for the Common Good at Southgate Water and Sanitation Districts

Recently, we had a chance to talk with Southgate Water and Sanitation Districts about their use of a geographic information system (GIS) to help manage their public assets.

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April 11, 2017

Member Spotlight: Poudre Fire Authority

Last year, our Safety Management Consultant Adam Johnsen paid a visit to PFA and had the chance to participate in a safety committee meeting. He was so impressed that we decided to interview Support Battalion Chief, Gary Nuckols for more insight on what it takes to create an effective safety culture.

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January 16, 2017

Member Spotlight: Evergreen Metropolitan District

The good folks at Evergreen Metropolitan District have a impressive dedication to safety. Find out what makes them stand out.

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July 1, 2016

Member Spotlight: Pueblo West Metropolitan District

Pueblo West Metropolitan District has shown an exemplary commitment to the safety and wellbeing of their employees and visitors, which is why they’re our featured member spotlight. Utilizing a multi-pronged approach to address worker health, safety, and loss prevention topics, Pueblo West has demonstrated a commitment to constantly improve while instilling a culture of inclusion and buy-in from all district employees.

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January 19, 2016

Bringing Home a Piece of History

In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, a team of disaster responders from Colorado–several of whom were from Poudre Fire Authority (PFA)–rushed to New York to aid in the recovery and cleanup efforts at Ground Zero.

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October 7, 2015

District Feature: Douglas County Libraries

Douglas County Libraries see a total of nearly 1.9 million visitors pass through the doors of their six branches each year. With so many visitors, each of their 312 employees shares a responsibility to promote and maintain a safe, healthy environment for visitors and staff.

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January 1, 2015

A Safer Department Means a Safer Community: Copper Mountain Fire

One of the best ways to reduce injuries and deaths to firefighters reporting to incidents is to appoint a well-prepared, proactive Incident Safety Officer (ISO) to a fire department. The only thing better than having one certified ISO on site at all times is having your entire fire department certified.

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