Stormwater News

Stormwater News

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 1:24pm
Work to repair a sinkhole that opened up in July at the Chapel Hills Mall is now complete. A city-owned stormwater pipe that runs under the mall was damaged after a large rain storm, causing the large sinkhole. The Stormwater Enterprise replaced a longer section of the deteriorating pipe to prevent... Read more
turkey fryer and surrounding area engulfed in large flames
Monday, November 25, 2019 - 10:55am
Did you know that Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for home cooking fires? Safety in the kitchen is important, especially on Thanksgiving when there is a lot of activity and people at home. The Colorado Springs Fire Department wants you to know that although turkey fryers are popular,... Read more
mermaid painting over storm drain
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 9:50am
Patrons to the downtown area will notice a two-car-length, colorful mermaid donning a t-shirt that reminds passersby not to litter in the storm drain. The artwork is part of the Stormwater Enterprise’s federally-mandated education campaign to inform residents about the negative impacts of illegal... Read more
grass growing through bricks in detention pond.
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 2:18pm
The City's Stormwater Enterprise is being recognized for their collaborative work with the community on a detention pond designed to prevent neighborhood flooding and blend in with the surrounding landscape.
fall leaves on the ground. sidewalk and street in the background.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 11:06am
You can help keep our city's creeks and waterways clean. It's easier than you might think. Here are a few things you can do during the fall season.
large sinkhole in parking lot
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 9:14am
Get an up-close look at stormwater repairs taking place to repair a pipe that failed causing a large sinkhole in a mall parking lot.
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.