Grounds & Irrigation

The Grounds & Irrigation division of the Department of Facilities Management & Planning is responsible for managing and maintaining all outdoor areas on the DU campus. This includes the Chester M. Alter Arboretum and its hundreds of tree and plant species, as well as support for various Arboretum-sponsored projects.


Grounds & Irrigation Services

Landscape and Turf Management

  • Planting and maintaining flowerbeds
  • Watering
  • Mowing
  • Weeding
  • Raking leaves
  • Fertilizing
  • Trimming trees


  • Designing sprinkler and other irrigation systems
  • Installing irrigation systems
  • Maintaining irrigation systems

General Maintenance

  • Trash and litter removal
  • Snow removal
  • Parking lot and sidewalk repair and maintenance
  • Moving furniture
  • Disposal of surplus furniture and equipment
  • Special event set-ups and take-downs



Facilities Service Center