Protecting people, property, and the environment - UDFCD
 

Protecting People, Property, and the Environment.

Planning, design, construction, maintenance, and early flood warning – The work we do now increases your safety during a flood. Our philosophy of working in concert with nature produces open space and recreation for all to enjoy on the days when there is no flood.

What We Do

The Flood Control District partners with metro cities and counties to design and construct flood control and warning measures, open space, regional paths, and remove trash and debris in our streams. The District runs on a $30 million annual budget with only 32 employees. Contracting out the work keeps overhead low, costs down, and ensures all the jobs stay local.

Commited to Our Community

UDFCD was established by the Legislature and 1969 after the Metro area was hit by the devastating 1965 flood. The Flood Control District was launched with a mil levy set at 1.0 by statute. Today, as then, the District partners with seven counties and 33 municipalities on a 50/50 basis to design and construct flood control and warning measures, open space and regional paths, and provide debris removal.

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April 19th, 2018 8 Most Destructive Floods in the Denver Region’s History

The Denver region is known for 300 days of sunshine. However, the region is also susceptible to catastrophic flooding. Below… read more

April 18th, 2018 2018 Flood Hazard Information Official Notice

  2018 Flood Hazard Information Brochures (Click here for Español ) See table below to download the brochure for your… read more

April 13th, 2018 Find Out More about UDFCD’s Funding Gap and What It Means For Your Community

  ADDRESSING UDFCD’s Funding Gap   How the Flood Control District Is Funded When UDFCD was created in 1969, the… read more

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