Fountain Creek Watershed
Flood Control And Greenway District

How projects are selected


Project Rating and Tiered Criteria
Projects are selected based on criteria developed from the Pueblo County Southern Delivery System (SDS) 1041 permit conditions and other District documents, studies, and plans. Pursuant to Condition 6 of the Southern Delivery System (SDS) 1041 permit, acceptable projects may include:

  1. Those projects that have been identified by the United States Corps of Engineers (“Corps”) as high priority erosion, sedimentation, or flood control projects in a formal Corps recommendation for Fountain Creek;
  2. Erosion, sedimentation, flood control, or water quality improvement projects identified as part of the Fountain Creek Corridor Restoration Master Plan;
  3. Any other sedimentation and erosion control, flood control including a dam or dams, or stream improvement project that is found to be acceptable by the District.


Helping protect the health of the Fountain Creek Watershed and our downstream neighbors.