Stormwater Project News

Stormwater Project News

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - 9:55am
A project at Chelton Avenue and Santa Rosa Street will address long-standing roadway flooding and improve the neighborhood intersection. It is expected to last six to eight weeks, during which the intersection will be completely closed.
A group of bike riders break through a red ribbon stretched across the new bike path
Friday, July 17, 2020 - 1:30pm
Recent improvements to Cottonwood Creek Trail, which runs parallel to Cottonwood Creek, have created a direct route stretching from the Wolf Ranch neighborhood, located east of Powers Boulevard, to downtown Colorado Springs via the Santa Fe Regional Trail and Pikes Peak Greenway.
new pedestrian bridge across creek. Creek banks lined with concrete
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 2:33pm
We are wrapping up work at the south end of Rock Ledge Ranch as part of our long-term efforts to protect the Garden of the Gods Park and downstream communities from flooding. Stabilizing the channel that runs through the Ranch was necessary to protect the Rock Ledge Chapel and Chamber Street,... Read more
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
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.
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.
road closed sign
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 3:19pm
An intersection prone to dangerous flash flooding is safer now thanks to new safety gates. The intersection at Siferd and Date has been a concern for a long time.
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.
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