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May 10th, 2019

APWA Announces 2019 Top Ten Public Works Leaders of the Year

KANSAS CITY, MO. – May 1, 2019 – The American Public Works Association (APWA) announced today the 2019 Top Ten Public Works Leaders of the Year. The recipients of these awards are those who embody professionalism, expertise, and personal dedication to improving the quality of life in their communities through… read more

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April 30th, 2019

The Urban Drainage and Flood Control District (UDFCD) is hiring an Engineering Technologist

UDFCD is looking to fill an Engineering Technologist position that supports activities from several service lines including Watershed, Stream, Flood Warning, and Operations & Development. This position offers great potential for professional growth in a vibrant working environment and an opportunity to make a difference in the stormwater and floodplain… read more

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April 4th, 2019

Wonderland Creek

Over the course of the past 10 years, the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District (District) worked with the City of Boulder (City) to plan, design, and construct a major flood control and regional trail project along a one mile stretch of Wonderland Creek from Foothills Parkway to Winding Trail… read more

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March 11th, 2019

New Resources for reducing E. coli – Just in time for the Colorado E. Coli Symposium

UDFCD has published four new Fact Sheets for MS4s. These Fact Sheets were developed to: Regulations for E. coli, Effectiveness of Treatment Strategies and BMPs, Using GIS for E. coli Source Investigations and Controls, and Microbial Source Tracking.

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February 16th, 2019

Noteworthy changes to the 2018 Colorado Discharge Permit System (CDPS) General Permit for Stormwater Discharges Associated with Construction Activities (COR-400000)

A new Construction General Permit will be in effect starting April 1, 2019.

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February 15th, 2019

Colorado E. Coli Symposium – March 12th Registration now open!

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), the Colorado Stormwater Council, Urban Drainage and Flood Control District, and the Big Dry Creek Watershed Association are co-sponsoring a one-day symposium focused on approaches to address water quality impairments in Colorado due to elevated levels of fecal indicator bacteria (E.… read more

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January 15th, 2019

Call for Submissions: ASCE-EWRI’s 2019 conference

Call for Submissions: ASCE-EWRI’s 2019 conference on the Operation and Maintenance of Stormwater Control Measures will be held in Minneapolis, MN, from August 4–7, 2019. UDFCD is proud to be a cooperating organization for this conference. The conference will highlight advances in operation and maintenance of gray and green stormwater… read more

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January 15th, 2019

April 2nd, Save the Date!

This year the UDFCD Annual Seminar will be held on Tuesday, April 2nd at the Omni Interlocken in Broomfield Colorado. This is an all-day event featuring presentations by UDFCD staff and research partners. A detailed agenda will be available in February but you can count on hearing what to expect… read more

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September 13th, 2018

2017 Annual Report Posted

Our 2017 annual report provides a snapshot of the Flood Control District including a letter from the Executive Director, who’s on the Board of Directors, how we spent funds, and a few project highlights. This report aims to create a condensed, yet informative, summary of the year. Take a look… read more

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August 29th, 2018

ADDRESSING UDFCD’S FUNDING GAP

About UDFCD The Colorado Legislature created the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District (UDFCD) in 1969 to reduce the impacts of flooding to people and property. UDFCD is a very lean agency, utilizing a staff of only 32 to cover a 1,600 square-mile area that includes 60% of Colorado’s population.… read more

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