Flood Hazard News

UDFCD’s annual newsletter

2017Westminster's Award–Winning Drainage & Flood Control Project (PDF, 7.9 MB)
2016Surfing in Colorado... Really? (PDF, 65.8 MB)
2015Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the 1965 Flood (PDF, 65.9 MB)
2014Rainfall – Runoff Analysis for the September 2013 Floods in Boulder,CO (PDF, 4.7 MB)
2013Denver Metropolitan Area Fares Well During Severe Precipitation Event in
September 2013
(PDF, 3.72 MB)
2012South Platte River and Lower Lakewood Gulch Improvement (10.0 MB)
2011Piney Creek Stream Stabilization, Bridge and Storm Sewer Project (10.0 MB)
2010Elmer’s Twomile Greenways Project (10.0 MB)
2009District Construction Projects Win Awards (5.8MB)
2008Montclair Storm Drainage Project (PDF, 3.2MB)
CASFM Awards Submittal (PDF, 4MB)
2007Big Dry Creek Trail Nears Completion (PDF, 2MB)
2006Two District Maintenance Projects Profiled (PDF, 2MB)
2005A Brief History of the Walled Section of Cherry Creek (PDF, 1.8MB)
2004The District Celebrates Its 35th Anniversary (PDF, 1.6MB)
2003E-470 Major Drainageway Design Enhanced Through Regional Cooperation(PDF, 883KB)
2002Cooperating Technical Partner Program--The District's Experience To Date (PDF, 447KB)
2001Do BMPs Protect Our Receiving Waters? (PDF, 961KB)
2000Open Space along Drainageways Benefits New Developments (PDF, 13.6 MB)
1999 Added Benefits of Grade Control Structures (PDF, 13.7MB)
1998Flood Control Tested by Design Storm (PDF, 17.6MB)
1997The District Floods of 1997 (PDF, 15.9MB)
1996Field Evaluation of a Stormwater Sand Filter (PDF, 13.6MB)
1995The Lower Central South Platte River Through Denver (PDF, 14.6MB)
1994Sharing the Challenge - A Challenge To Local Governments (PDF, 15.4MB)
1993Stormwater Detention Practices Survey (PDF, 15.8MB)
1992Detention in Parks and Open Space - Good, Bad and Ugly (PDF, 29.5MB)
1991A Cooperative Approach to Preparation of an NPDES Application (PDF, 30.2MB)
1990Multiple Use - A Valuable Tool (PDF, 27.3MB)
1989 Sizing a Capture Volume for Stormwater Quality Enhancement (PDF, 24.8MB)
19881988 Flood Warning Efforts (PDF, 12.9MB)
1987South Platte River Program (PDF, 12.9MB)
1986Flash Flood Warning for Lena Gulch (PDF, 543KB)
1985Wetland Bottom Channels - An Emerging Issue (PDF, 10.2MB)
1984Implementation of Stormwater Detention Policies in the Denver Metro Area (PDF, 9.8MB)
1983Potential Effectiveness of Detention Policies (PDF, ) (related paper) (PDF, 20.5MB)
1982 Contract Maintenance for Drainage and Flood Control Facilities (PDF, 19.1MB)
1981Random Detention Computer Model Study (PDF, 14.6MB)
1980Drainageway Erosion in Semi-Arid Urbanizing Areas (PDF, 13.1MB)
1979 Urban Drainage and Flood Control District - The First Ten Years (PDF, 5.1MB)
1978Stormwater Quality Data Collection Program in Denver (PDF, 9.9MB)
1977Was the Big Thompson Storm an Extremely Unusual One? (PDF, 8.5MB)
1976Storm Water Quality to be Monitored (PDF, 5.4MB)
1975The District Enters the Implementation Phase (PDF, 6.5MB)

Improved Version of the Colorado Urban Hydrograph Procedure (PDF, 4.2MB)
1974Drainage Control through Planned Unit Development (PDF, 9.2MB)

Evaluating and Implementing Urban Drainage and Flood Control Projects (PDF, 8.0MB)
1973Management and Financing Considerations of Urban Drainage and Flood Control (PDF, 4.2MB)

Preliminary Description of Flooding of May 6th, 1973 (PDF, 3.6MB)

Englewood Forges Ahead (PDF, 3.8MB)

A Positive Approach to Storm Drainage and Flood Control (PDF, 3.6MB)
1972L. Scott Tucker Selected as Executive Director (PDF, 5.5MB)

Sanderson Gulch Flood Control Plan Proposed (PDF, 3.4MB)

Stormwater Detention in Denver Region Reviewed at Seminar (PDF, 3.7MB)
1971National Flood Insurance Protection Now Available (PDF, 3.5MB)

Financing Flood Protection in the Urban Drainage District (PDF, 3.1MB)

Curb on Land Development Proposed in Platte Flood Area (PDF, 3.7MB)

Field Trip and Critique (PDF, 4.3MB)