Watershed News and Events
Links to community news media or information about matters in the Watershed that may affect the Fountain Creek in Colorado; also includes cleanup or other events sponsored by others taking place within Watershed.
DISTRICT PUBLIC NOTICE
NATIONWIDE PERMIT REISSUANCE REQUEST FOR COMMENTS
On September 15, 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published in the Federal Register its proposal to reissue the 52 existing nationwide permits (NWPs) and issue five new NWPs. The attached public notice provides information regarding the opportunity to comment on the proposed NWPs, general conditions, and definitions. The public notice is also available on our website at www.spa.usace.army.mil/reg/pn.
Comments on national issues relating to these NWPs should be submitted to docket number COE-2020-0002 at www.regulations.gov, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail to Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Directorate of Civil Works, ATTN: CECW-CO-R, 441 G Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20314-1000. Comments on the proposed NWPs are due by November 16, 2020.
Questions or comments on regional issues relating to the proposed NWPs and proposed Colorado regional conditions (RCs) should be sent to: Albuquerque District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Southern Colorado Regulatory Branch, ATTN: Joshua Carpenter, 201 West 8th Street, Suite 350, Pueblo, Colorado 81003. Email: email@example.com. Phone: (719) 744-9379.
Comments on the proposed Colorado regional conditions are due by November 08, 2020.
DISTRICT PUBLIC NOTICE
COLORADO STREAM QUANTIFICATION TOOL (CSQT) V1.0 APPROVED FOR USE
Interested parties are hereby notified that the District Engineers for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Albuquerque, Omaha, and Sacramento Districts, have approved the statewide use of the Colorado Stream Quantification Tool (CSQT) v1.0. The CSQT is a functional and condition assessment method (FCAM) that provides a common currency for calculating lift (credits) and loss (debits) associated with stream mitigation sites and permitted activities that may require compensatory mitigation. This public notice announces the availability of the CSQT v1.0 and provides a summary of the changes that were made in response to public comments and beta-testing.
For additional information, please contact Joshua G. Carpenter at (719) 543-9459 X2 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.