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Flood Management Program

Flood Management Program

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The City of Boulder has the highest risk of flash flooding in the state of Colorado. Boulder Creek and its 14 tributaries along with Boulder Slough run through the city's limits. Mitigation of flood risk and reduction of flood hazards from these drainageways is an ongoing effort. 

The Comprehensive Stormwater & Flood Management Plan and the Stormwater Master Plan pdf govern policies and guide stormwater and flood management in the city. 

The Flood Management Overview pdf provides important information regarding the city's flood history and risk as well as the various components of the city's flood management program. 

   Flood Mitigation Planning Process

Please click on the photo above to learn more about the city's Skunk Creek, Bluebell Canyon Creek and King's Gulch floodplain mitigation planning process. (Please note the presentation views better in Chrome than Internet Explorer.)