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
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
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
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
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
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
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo — The public is invited to participate in a “Trash Mob” cleanup along a portion of Sand Creek alongside more than 100 Colorado Springs Girl Scouts as part of World Thinking Day Saturday, March 17.
The project, conducted through the City’s Adopt-A-Waterway program evolved... Read more