Boulder Flood Info
The Flood Recovery Status Map details planned, in-progress and complete projects related to the September 2013 flooding.
2014 Flood Preparedness and Recovery
Information about what to do before, during and after a Boulder flood; compiled into a single community resource.
Information about City of Boulder flood recovery projects that are currently taking place or will take place in 2014.
The City of Boulder is helping people and businesses recover while encouraging personal preparedness and resilience.
The City of Boulder is restoring and enhancing public infrastructure to support community recovery and resilience.
The City of Boulder is committed to supporting the community's near-term flood recovery and long-term resilience.
- Help people get assistance;
- Restore and enhance our infrastructure;
- Assist business recovery;
- Pursue and focus resources to support recovery efforts; and
- Learn together and plan for the future.
The city and 100 Resilient Cities invite community members to participate in a public event aimed at beginning to build a more resilient Boulder
At noon on Friday, April 25, the City of Boulder and Boulder County Sheriff’s Office will reopen Boulder Creek from Boulder Falls to Broadway.
Boulder Creek to be closed to swimmers and watercraft during debris cleanup Beginning Tuesday, April 22, 2014. The closure is in effect until further notice.
This week on Inside Boulder News: City begins sediment and debris removal from major drainage ways; a collaborative zero-waste program increases composting at a local apartment complex; and you’re invited to design your own mini-park on University Hill.
Boulder, Colorado City Council Meeting March 18, 2014
This week on Inside Boulder News: City gears up for flood preparedness season amid new risks; recently enacted disposable bag fee gets results; and City Council members deliver fresh, nutritious food with Meals on Wheels.
This week on Inside Boulder News: The Community Power Partnership takes an exciting step toward tracking electricity and water usage in local homes; solar energy takes center stage in Boulder’s exploration of creating a local electric utility; and public safety officials recognize those who performed exceptional work during the September flood.
This week on Inside Boulder News: Parks and Recreation celebrates a flood recovery milestone; the irrigation system on parts of the Pearl Street Mall gets some much-needed TLC; and some vivacious seniors surprise fans with their dance moves at a CU-Boulder basketball game.
2014 State of the City presentation from the City of Boulder, Colorado, municipal government. The presentation focuses on many of Boulder’s challenges and accomplishments in 2013, with updates on key projects, a celebration of significant milestones, information about resources and a look ahead to some of the top goals of 2014. The highlighted accomplishments include: • The city’s response and ongoing recovery from the September flood • Breaking ground at Boulder Junction • Continued exploration of the possible creation of an electric utility and renewal of our climate commitment • Civic Area visioning and community engagement • Economic vitality efforts that have attracted and retained valued local businesses • Support and resources for at-risk populations • Public safety master planning efforts and planned enhancements • Infrastructure investments resulting from the voter-approved Capital Improvement Bond • Healthy reserve funding
This week on Inside Boulder News: Redevelopment efforts at Boulder Junction mark a significant milestone, FreeWave Technologies event highlights new opportunities within the unmanned systems industry, and volunteers help open another popular city park.
This week on Inside Boulder News: Boulder City Council expedites the recreational marijuana licensing process; Open Space and Mountain Parks works to restore local agriculture after the flood; Boulder adopts its first-ever Historical Preservation Plan; and Downtown Boulder businesses raise over 75 thousand dollars for flood relief.
This week on Inside Boulder News: The West Boulder Senior Center reopens after making significant flood repairs; Open Space and Mountain Parks catches a variety of rarely seen critters on video; The 15th Street Design district installs new artwork from a recent Boulder high school graduate; and your residential street could be plowed as part of a new pilot program the city is rolling out this winter.
2014 Flood Preparedness and Recovery Open Houses
On March 31 and April 2, 2014, the City of Boulder hosted two community meetings.
2013 Flood Recovery Meetings
In fall 2013, the City of Boulder hosted flood recovery meetings to share and collect information about flooding assessment; neighborhood opportunities and challenges; and flood recovery information and resources offered by the city.
South Boulder Creek Open House - Nov. 21, 2013
Bear Canyon Creek Open House - Nov. 14, 2013
King's Ridge - Wonderland Creek Open House - Nov. 7, 2013
Bluebell Canyon, Skunk Creek and King's Gulch Open House - Oct. 24, 2013
Gregory Canyon Creek Open House - Oct. 23, 2013
Twomile and Upper Goose Open House - Oct. 17, 2013
Fourmile Canyon Creek Open House - Sept. 26, 2013
Visit the 2013 Flood Maps page.