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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.
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:37am
COLORADO SPRINGS – Progress continues with the completion of the 19th of 26 planned projects funded by $12 million in retained excess revenues that were approved by voters in 2016 to fund stormwater projects in Colorado Springs. These TABOR-funded projects are in addition to funds dedicated for... Read more
Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 8:42am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – City officials accomplished several important objectives in 2018 to address the city’s stormwater infrastructure needs, from the reactivation of the Stormwater Enterprise and fee in July that dedicated funding for stormwater programs, infrastructure and compliance, to the... Read more
erroded bank of douglas creek
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 8:33am
Thanks to grant funding totaling $4.6 million awarded through FEMA to the State of Colorado, work will soon begin on two separate mitigation projects in Colorado Springs to restore a severely degraded drainage channel along Douglas Creek and Pine Creek. 
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 9:04am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The recent completion of a stormwater project along Sand Creek also lays way to a new public outdoor amenity. The stormwater channel stabilization project along Sand Creek protects the Platte Avenue Bridge and surrounding public and private properties from erosion and it... Read more
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 3:12pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Nineteen significant stormwater projects are slated for design or construction in 2019 to reduce flooding and erosion and improve water quality in Colorado Springs. The Stormwater Advisory Committee met today to review the projects and progress of implementation of the... Read more
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 11:54am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The newly formed Stormwater Advisory Committee will hold its third quarterly meeting Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Pikes Peak Room at City Hall, 107 N. Nevada Street. Discussion items include:
Autumn leaves
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 8:32am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.-- Yard work season is here and the City of Colorado Springs Water Resource Engineering Division is reminding residents to keep city storm drains clean and clear of yard debris. Grass clippings and leaves blown into the street during yard maintenance end up in the nearest... Read more