The (Click here) Statewide Water Quality Management Plan (SWQMP) was initiated in January 2010 and funded with 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds. Based on federal regulations, the plan contains comprehensive information about current statewide water quality to help water policymakers, managers, and others in setting priorities, developing strategies, and evaluating the progress of water quality protection and restoration efforts.

The plan presents statewide water quality data as well as data at a basin scale. (Click here) Chapter 6 is the Arkansas River Basin Plan, which includes the Fountain Creek Watershed.