The Mile High Flood District (MHFD) is partnering with 41 local governments to create master plans for drainage improvements throughout the Denver Metropolitan area; design, construct, and maintain stream corridors, including removal of trash and debris; provide flood warning services; and develop resources related to improving water quality in our streams. Among the projects MHFD is pursuing in 2021:
This program leverages local government dollars to fund stream projects that reduce flood risk and provide community amenities. The 2021 Work Plan includes the following projects for Arapahoe County:
Watershed Planning studies that have been requested or sponsored by municipalities within Arapahoe County in 2021 include:
This program helps local governments manage publicly owned reaches of regional streams. The 2021 Work Plan includes the following efforts for Arapahoe County:
MHFD is starting several Special Projects in 2021. These are related to data development, guidance, and research. Many are district-wide efforts. The following are specific to Arapahoe County:
For more information, visit MHFD.org.