The nation’s largest wholesale water supplier is right here in Colorado
LAKEWOOD, Colo. -- The entire system of providing irrigation water and millions of people drinking water is managed in a lab in the Denver metro area. The Bureau of Reclamation is the largest wholesale water supplier in the country. It is responsible for 492 dams which form 338 reservoirs in the western U.S. The water is diverted to farms, cities and is used for industrial uses.