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closure map
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 2:44pm
A section of Foothills Trail, between Blair Bridge and the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center underpass, will remain closed through the end of December.
crane lifting net over dumpster
Friday, September 6, 2019 - 10:30am
More than 19,000 pounds of trash and other debris didn’t make it into local waterways, thanks to two underground nets.
racoon in flooded storm drain
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 10:27am
Animals and mannequin feet are just a couple things the City’s Stormwater Enterprise has to deal with daily. Stormwater Manager Richard Mulledy joins Jen and Ted to talk about the City’s amazing stormwater infrastructure progress. Mulledy even fesses up to not having ditched playing in the ditches... Read more
Garden of the Gods Aerial Photo
Friday, August 23, 2019 - 3:39pm
A section of Foothills Trail, between Blair Bridge and the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center underpass, will remain closed through Friday, Sept. 13 to complete utility work that is part of a flood mitigation project underway in the northeastern portion of Garden of the Gods Park.
New, clean concrete channel with hydroturf replacing concrete on the upper half of the channel.
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 8:58am
It's a win, win, win. This new stormwater channel is more natural-looking, cheaper to install, and easier to maintain. It works so well that we are looking to upgrade other concrete channels the same way.
large sinkhole
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 12:13pm
Crews will repair a sinkhole that opened up after a city-owned stormwater pipe failed during heavy rain.
a green gutter bin. It's about the size of a 33 gallon garbage bag and made of porous materian.
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 9:32am
The Stormwater Enterprise is always looking for new ways to protect water quality. Currently, they are testing a new filter system called “Gutter Bins” that fit inside an existing storm drain capturing trash and debris while allowing stormwater to flow through the drain and into our creeks. Here is... Read more
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 12:56pm
We Need You! Come help us clean up Fountain Creek from Dorchester Park Colorado Springs to Rainbow Falls in Manitou Springs! There are three cleanup sites. Please register to volunteer so we can make sure we have enough supplies for everyone! Nitrile work gloves and trash bags will be provided.... Read more
Monday, June 10, 2019 - 11:10am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Work to construct a large stormwater detention and sediment collection facility in the far northeastern portion of Garden of the Gods Park will begin in mid-June 2019. The project will take approximately six months to complete. Construction work will not impact traffic in... Read more
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 11:34am
Your stormwater fee dollars are working to reduce flooding locally and to improve water quality for downstream communities. Five detention ponds are at various phases of construction around Colorado Springs. These detention ponds are dry most of the time, but will capture water from storm events... Read more
Friday, March 15, 2019 - 10:43am
Update: Repairs to the Palmer Park Boulevard Bridge have been rescheduled to begin April 8, 2019.  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Repairs to the Palmer Park Boulevard Bridge over a tributary to the West Fork of Sand Creek,... Read more
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 1:43pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Registration is now open for the public to participate in the Pikes Peak Great American Cleanup event Saturday, April 27.

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