Wednesday, 9/18 Update: Weather Related Events

The following information reflects the current status of weather-related impacts on the City of Arvada as of 4:00 p.m. on 9/18/13:
At this time we are asking all Arvada Water customers to eliminate outdoor watering. The water will look, smell and taste different due to excessive levels of silt that entered the water from the storms. The water is being tested on regular intervals. The water is safe to drink.
Schools Reopen
All Arvada schools will be open starting 9/19/13. Anticipate heavy traffic in the area of 80th and Alkire due road closures effecting traffic to both Van Ardsdale Elementary and Ralston Valley High School. Both school will be starting at 9:00 a.m. on 9/19/13. 
Numerous animals have been displaced due to the flooding. Please use caution when moving debris and going into previously flooded areas.
Road Closure - 
Currently there is only one road closure inside the City limits:
  • Indiana Street from approximately 72nd Avenue - 80th
  • REOPENED: Quaker Street has been repaired and was open at approximately 2:00 p.m.?