EVALUATION OF CURRENT FLOOD CONTROL PRACTICES AND ALTERNATIVES WITHIN THE FOUNTAIN CREEK WATERSHED, COLORADO
ABSTRACTWithin the urbanized Fountain Creek Watershed, high volumes of rainstorms during the spring and summer months contribute to symptoms of urban stream syndrome. The urbanized watershed is experiencing issues of the degradation of water quality, flooding concerns and unstable channels. Stormwater managers and planners seek to solve these issues by using practices and techniques outlined in five stormwater documents, which serve as manuals and master plans within the watershed. Applying document analysis to these five stormwater documents, I investigate the best practices for flood control ...
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