Everyone loves a beautiful, clean city … and we want to keep ours that way! Join us for a conversation with a city employee who sees firsthand how small acts make a big difference when it comes to keeping Colorado Springs the best place to live, work and play. He’ll tell us what’s being done... Read more
Thanks to more than 250 first-year students from Colorado College, 4,800 pounds of litter was removed from Fountain Creek over two days as part of the City's largest Adopt-A-Waterway cleanup event since 2019.
The City's newest storm drain art installation was created by Erik Y, a student at Goodwill of Colorado Possibilities. His artwork was enlarged and fabricated into a removable vinyl seal, a new technique that opened the storm drain art program to people of all abilities to publicly share their... Read more
Capturing debris before it enters the stormwater system helps maintain a healthy stormwater system and helps prevent pollution from impacting our waterways. And that’s exactly what these innovative Gutter Bins do as they capture about 30 pounds of trash and debris a month that would have entered... Read more
A section of Sinton Trail that's been closed since January due to storm damage is now fenced off to prevent people from accessing the damaged portion of the trail. Since the trail was originally closed, it was discovered that a significant portion of the creek and embankment will need to be... Read more
What started as a City Stormwater project to address long-standing flash flooding concerns quickly evolved into a larger collaborative project with Colorado Springs Utilities and City Trafﬁc Engineering to both reduce persistent ﬂooding and improve aging infrastructure.
FEMA Administrator Peter T. Gaynor met Mayor Suthers and Public Works Director Travis Easton at the Garden of the Gods detention facility to tour mitigation work in the area. The detention pond and additional mitigation work along Camp Creek are designed to protect Garden of the Gods Park, Rock... Read more
There are lots of ways you can help make your community stronger. Find out where you you can use your knowledge, skills, and talents to make Colorado Springs an even better place to live, work, and play.
Foothills Trail, between Blair Bridge and the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center underpass, will reopen Saturday, Jan. 11. The trail has been closed since July 29 due to work associated with a flood mitigation project that is still underway in the northeastern portion of Garden of the... Read more
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