Legislation

CO SB 15-212A BILL FOR AN ACT CONCERNING A DETERMINATION THAT WATER DETENTION FACILITIES DESIGNED TO MITIGATE THE ADVERSE EFFECTS OF STORMWATER RUNOFF DO NOT MATERIALLY INJURE WATER RIGHTS.

 
Organizations and Technical Information

Colorado Water Conservation Board

Arkansas River Basin Roundtable

Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments Environment

US Environmental Protection Agency Facility Stormwater Management

US Environmental Protection Agency Stormwater Planning

US Environmental Protection Agency Stormwater Rules and Notices

US Environmental Protection Agency Stormwater Discharges from Municipal Sources

US Environmental Protection Agency National Menu of Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Stormwater

US Environmental Protection Agency Nonpoint Source: Education and Outreach

US Environmental Protection Agency Green Infrastructure

US Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 Green Infrastructure

US Environmental Protection Agency Section 404 (of the Clean Water Act) Permit Program

Army Low Impact Development Technical User Guide

US Geological Service (USGS) publications on Fountain Creek

USGS Colorado Real-Time Precipitation Network

USGS Waldo Canyon Webcam

USGS 07105500 FOUNTAIN CREEK AT COLORADO SPRINGS, CO

USGS 07103700 FOUNTAIN CREEK NEAR COLORADO SPRINGS, CO

USGS 07106000 FOUNTAIN CREEK NEAR FOUNTAIN, CO

USGS 07106500 FOUNTAIN CREEK AT PUEBLO, CO

Low Impact Development Center

Low Impact Development, Urban Design Tools

Whole Building Design Guide Low Impact Development Technologies

Municipal Online Stormwater Training Center 

Colorado Stormwater Center

Low Impact Development Fort Collins, CO

Water Environment Federation, Stormwater Report

Urban Drainage and Flood Control District (Denver and six surrounding counties and all or parts of 33 incorporated cities and towns)

EPA Community Solutions for Stormwater Management: A Guide for Voluntary Long-Term Planning

United States Drought Monitor (Colorado)

Stormwater Education Pueblo, CO

Stormwater Education Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado Springs Drainage Criteria Manual

Stormwater Public Education and Outreach Canon City, CO

Stormwater Management Plan Fort Carson, CO

Arkansas and Fountain Coalition for Urban River Evaluation (AF CURE)

Greenway Fund 

 

Presentations and Handouts

Water Quality Overview, Nov 2013

Arkansas River Basin Regulation No. 32

 

Articles

"New Colorado water rights transfer allows farmers to irrigate, then profit by leaving water in the stream" - Steamboat Today, Apr 24, 2015

 

Flood Preparedness - Health and Safety Resources

Staying ahead of the storm is much easier if you’re armed with health and safety information ahead of time. Here are some great articles that our team thinks anyone in a flood zone (or who may travel to one) should have access to:

                Maps: Which Parts of the U.S. See Flash Floods Most Often?

                The Ultimate Guide to Hurricane Facts, Information & Resources

                Flash Flood Travel Safety Tips: 5 Must-Ask Questions

                5 Ways To Prevent Your Basement From Flooding

                Water Damage Restoration & Clean Up Checklist For Homes, Businesses, Schools & More

                Disaster Safety for People with Disabilities: What to Do When Emergency Weather Strikes

                Driving to Safety: The Car Owner’s Guide to Emergency Evacuation

                Floods And Your Livestock