Phil Overeynder, utilities engineer for special projects with the city of Aspen, last week explains the purpose of the Maroon Creek dam and headgate, which
Phil Overeynder, utilities engineer for special projects with the city of Aspen, last week explains the purpose of the Maroon Creek dam and headgate, which is upstream from the Maroon Creek hydro plant in the city. The structure diverts water for the hydro facility, which helps enable Aspen to have the lowest customer rates among Colorado's 54 utilities. (Chris Council, Special to The Denver Post)