Author Archives: Lam Pham

End of an Era for Gridiron?

There have been multiple studies that suggest tackle football for youth may lead to long-term neurological damage and cognitive functions.

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IT’S HERE…

We have been talking about cyber security for years, and up until now, it’s always seemed like a distant threat. Districts are being hacked and ransomed for their information now.

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Member Spotlight: Silverthorne / Dillon Joint Sewer Authority

We had the privilege of talking to Operations Superintendent Jason Kruckeberg and Chief Plant Operator Chris Ayriss on how Silverthorne / Dillon Joint Sewer Authority achieved such outstanding numbers of completed courses, and how it may have impacted their district’s safety culture.

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Putting Auto Claims into Perspective

Smartphone cameras now boast megapixels, units of image resolution, comparable to actual digital cameras, giving consumers the ability to capture images with surprising clarity. There are many instances where a handy camera can prove invaluable, and a car accident is one of them.

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Are You Ready?

Predicting hazards and their outcomes is the heart of risk management. But even someone with a very sophisticated risk management plan can find themselves with very little notice to prepare for sudden emergencies such as disasters.

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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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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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Plugging Into the Future

As the state continues to move away from fossil fuel dependency, we can only imagine that electric vehicles and charging stations will gain even more traction with businesses and homeowners. The Denver area alone has over 150 charging stations and that number is expected to continue to grow rapidly over the next several years as electric cars go from niche to common.

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It Came From Your Email

This data breach isn’t the only major cyber crime to severely impact millions of lives this year. In late June, multiple companies across the world were under siege by a virus that effectively shut down computers and extorted money.

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Stay Cool by Avoiding Heat-Related Illness

We have compiled a list of guidelines for those who work outdoors on how to identify and respond to different heat-related illnesses. These guidelines are based on OSHA safety recommendations, and more detailed information can be found on their website.

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