News

October 29th, 2019

Mile High Flood District is hiring!

The Mile High Flood District is hiring Entry- and Mid-Level Engineering Positions It’s an exciting time for the stormwater industry in the Denver area and particularly at the District! Our recent funding increase means more great projects for Denver communities, and we’re hiring highly motivated team players to join our… read more

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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 of performing urban drainage work successfully. Urban drainage work is unique from other types of work in that the projects are located in waterways that are highly regulated by local,… read more

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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 people, property, and the environment along thousands of miles of streams throughout the metro area. With a staff of just 35 that is no simple task! Luckily, our employees are… read more

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August 5th, 2019

We’re now the Mile High Flood District

When Will the Rebrand take Effect? We officially launched our new brand in July.  You won’t see any big changes right away, but before the end of the year, we expect to have the new brand fully in place.  In the meanwhile, please refer to us as either the Mile High Flood… read more

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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 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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May 21st, 2019

2019 Flood Hazard Information Official Notice

  2019 Flood Hazard Information Brochures (Click here for Español ) See table below to download the brochure for your area

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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 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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