Protecting people, property, and the environment - UDFCD

We’re excited to announce that UDFCD has officially rebranded as the Mile High Flood District!

With this year being our 50th Anniversary, we took this milestone opportunity to rebrand the District with the goal of better depicting who we are today and who we want to be in the future. We’ve evolved so much as an organization over the past 50 years, and what better timing than the 50-year mark to introduce a new brand along with a new beginning! Read more about our rebranding and what it means for you

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.

Committed 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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What's Happening In Your Area

Find out where we are now and explore some of our recent projects highlighted below.

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Recent Updates

January 4th, 2020 Mile High Flood District is hiring!

The Mile High Flood District is hiring Entry- and Mid-Level Engineering Positions! 2020 is shaping up to be an exciting… read more

August 30th, 2019 2020 Pre-qualified Stream Contractors Request for SOQs.

The purpose of the Pre-qualified Contractor list is to have a group of pre-qualified contractors who are experienced and capable… read more

August 15th, 2019 The Stream Management Academy

What is the Stream Management Academy? At the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District (UDFCD) our mission is to protect… read more

June 10th, 2019 2018 Annual Report Posted

Our 2018 annual report provides a snapshot of the Flood Control District including a letter from the Executive Director, who’s… read more

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