Stream Management

Stream Services assists local governments in managing publicly owned reaches of regional streams including reaches determined to be eligible through the Maintenance Eligibility Program.

The Stream Management Work Plan is a guidance document for the annual work performed within the stream network per the request of local governments. The Work Plan is broken down by County and type of work. Download individual local Governments, or counties of the Maintenance Work program, or the complete Maintenance Work Program.

2019 Work Plan

2019 Maintenance Work Program
2019 South Platte River Work Program

Routine maintenance consists of vegetation management, trash and debris cleanup, trash rack cleaning, control of weeds and noxious vegetation, tree thinning, sediment removal, revegetation, and other minor drainageway maintenance activities. Private contractors are hired each year to perform the routine maintenance activities on a unit price basis.

Vegetation Management and Debris ScheduleVegetation Management and Debris Maps
Adams County ScheduleAdams County
Arapahoe County Schedule IArapahoe County I
Arapahoe County Schedule IIArapahoe County II
Boulder ScheduleBoulder
Broomfield County ScheduleBroomfield County
Denver County Schedule IDenver County I
Denver County Schedule IIDenver County II
Douglas County ScheduleDouglas County
Jefferson County Schedule Jefferson County North
Jefferson County South
South Platte RiverSouth Platte River

Restoration work involves site specific construction activities intended to rebuild and reestablish existing drainage facilities which have been neglected or damaged such that structural problems have developed. Examples include reconstructing or replacing grade control structures, box culverts, retaining walls; establishing or repair of maintenance access; local channel grading, stabilization, and revegetation. Private contractors are hired to provide these services through a public selection process.