Senate Bill 09-141 (January 2009) authorizes the District to manage, administer and fund the capital improvements necessary in the Fountain Creek, CO, watershed. The District has full land use authority in the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)-defined 100-year floodplain south of the City of Fountain and north of the City of Pueblo. The District has recommending authority on projects and activities within the watershed located in El Paso and Pueblo County land use jurisdictions.
Helping protect the health of the Fountain Creek Watershed and our downstream neighbors.
Studies and Reports
Fountain Creek has been the subject of many scientific studies and reports over the years. Several federal, state and regional agencies have completed and published data, assessments, reports and other information about water quality and quantity, flooding, erosion and sedimentation. The District has partnered with the U.S. Geological Survey and many others to develop restoration master plans or research other aspects of the creek and its tributaries.