Bowles No. 1 Dam Rehabilitation
Littleton, Colorado

Bowles No. 1 Dam in Littleton, Colorado

Bowles No. 1 Dam is located immediately south of Denver Water’s Marston Reservoir, was originally constructed in 1876, and is classified as a significant hazard dam. Although preliminary studies did not indicate dam safety concerns requiring immediate action, the dam has several dam safety deficiencies:

  • Bowles No. 1 Dam project fact 1Performed a geotechnical engineering study to evaluate the condition of the east and west dams forming Bowles No. 1 Dam.

    Bowles No. 1 Dam project fact 2 Evaluated seepage, slope stability, and seismicity in accordance with SEO requirements.

    Bowles No. 1 Dam project fact 3Developed recommendations for embankment sections, upstream armoring, and downstream seepage control.

    Bowles No. 1 Dam project fact 4Provided geotechnical support, and materials testing services for the project construction.