Pikes Peak Runoff and Flood Control Taskforce PNew!  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

                Hurricane Supply List

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

                Landscape Topics Relating To Hurricane Damage And Recovery

                Floods And Your Livestock

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

Pikes Peak Runoff and Flood Control Task Force - pikespeakstormwater.org

Colorado Water Conservation Board -  http://cwcb.state.co.us/about-us/Pages/AboutUsHome.aspx

Arkansas River Basin Roundtable -  http://cwcb.state.co.us/water-management/basin-roundtables/Pages/ArkansasBasinRoundtable.aspx

Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments -  http://ppacg.org/programs/environment

SDS Fountain Creek Improvements - http://www.sdswater.org/ConstructionProgress/FountainCreekImprovements.aspx

US Environmental Protection Agency Stormwater Program - http://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes/home.cfm?program_id=6

US Environmental Protection Agency Green Infrastructure -  http://water.epa.gov/infrastructure/greeninfrastructure/index.cfm

Army Low Impact Development Technical User Guide -  http://www.usace.army.mil/Portals/2/docs/Sustainability/Hydrology_LID/Army_LID_Technical_User_Guide_January2013.pdf

Colorado Springs Drainage Criteria Manual - https://www.springsgov.com/Page.aspx?NavID=568

US Geological Service publications on Fountain Creek - http://co.water.usgs.gov/cgi-bin/pubs?keyword=Fountain+Creek&author=&date=&date1=&date2=&series=All

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 -  http://www.lowimpactdevelopment.org/index.htm

Low Impact Development, Urban Design Tools -  http://www.lid-stormwater.net/

Colorado Stormwater Center -  http://stormwatercenter.colostate.edu/

Water Environment Federation, Stormwater Report -  http://stormwater.wef.org/

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

 

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