District Board Meeting, 2pm, Aug 25th, Pueblo County Courthouse

PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC COMMENTS SOUGHT FOR FOUNTAIN CREEK WATERSHED, FLOOD CONTROL AND GREENWAY DISTRICT PROPOSED DESIGN CRITERIA MANUAL

The Fountain Creek Watershed, Flood Control and Greenway District is soliciting public comments on the District’s proposed Design Criteria Manual.  The proposed manual is available for review at HTTP://www.manitouspringsgov.com/floodinfo. Comments may be submitted in writing to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or to Fountain Creek Watershed, Flood Control and Greenway District, P.O. Box 26373, Colorado Springs, CO 80936-6373. Deadline for submission of written comments is Friday, August 18, 2017.

The Board of Directors of the Fountain Creek Watershed, Flood Control and Greenway District will consider adoption of the Design Criteria Manual at its August 25, 2017 Board meeting to be held at 2:00 pm at the Pueblo County Courthouse, Commissioners Meeting Room, 215 W 10th Street, Pueblo, CO 81003. The Public is invited to make comments at the meeting when the item is considered. 

"9 Colorado Springs breweries form state's first 'brewshed'", Denver Post/The Gazette, Jul 19, 2017

"Brewery alliance seeks to protect Fountain Creek Watershed", The Gazette, Jul 18, 2017

Fountain Creek Brewshed® Alliance Launch Party!  Jun 9th, 5pm, Triple S Brewing

More about the Alliance

"Erosion project aims to take edge off Fountain Creek's bite"Pueblo Chieftain, May 5, 2017

"Springs voters OK stormwater measure to help Fountain Creek", Pueblo Chieftain, Apr 6, 2017

"City asks voters to keep some surplus for stormwater", KOAA5, Mar 13, 2017

A Healthy Watershed

A Healthy Watershed

The healthy Fountain Creek is a system with resiliency and the ability to adapt to some degree of change as it seeks to find its balance

Monument Creek

Monument Creek

Beaver dams in Monument Creek.

Highway 47 Bridge

Highway 47 Bridge

Fountain Creek below Highway 47 Bridge.

Arkansas River confluence

Arkansas River confluence

Fountain Creek at the Arkansas River confluence: Upstream view from Hwy 227 bridge showing sediment deposition at the confluence.  

Confluence of Upper Fountain and Monument Creeks

Confluence of Upper Fountain and Monument Creeks

Confluence of Upper Fountain Creek and Monument Creek below America the Beautiful Park in Colorado Springs

Happy Birthday District!

Happy Birthday District!

The District Turns 7, Happy Birthday!    

We Are All Connected By The Watershed

We Are All Connected By The Watershed

4th graders learn how we are all connected during a hands-on watershed activity.