Bear Creek Watershed Association  - Colorado

The Bear Creek Watershed Association protects and restores water and environmental quality within the Bear Creek Watershed from the effects of land use


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The Bear Creek Watershed Association is a local water quality management agency and watershed association for the Bear Creek Watershed, Colorado.  The Association implements the State of Colorado Bear Creek Reservoir Control Regulation (Regulation #74).  The control regulation assures watershed point and nonpoint source water quality compliance consistent with adopted Colorado stream standards and classifications. 

Association Board Meets Second Wednesday of Month and Technical Review Session (TRS) meets on 3rd Wednesday (Excluding Holidays); Meetings held at Evergreen Metropolitan District Offices, Evergreen, Colorado or at Bear Creek Park Visitor Center

The 236 sq.-mile watershed includes all tributary water flows that discharge into the 110 surface acre Bear Creek Reservoir. The watershed extends from the Mount Evans Wilderness on the western end to the Town of Morrison on the eastern end. The two major tributaries are Bear Creek and Turkey Creek.


BCWA Newsletter V1

BCWA Newsletter V2

BCWA Newsletter V3

BCWA Newsletter V4

BCWA Newsletter V5


Updated 11-4-2014 BCWA Fact Sheet Series Support Watershed Plan

Updated 11-4-2014  BCWA Policies Support Watershed Plan

Updated 11-4-2014 BCWA Map Series Support Watershed Plan

New BCWA Informational Series Support Watershed Plan

New BCWA Standard Review Papers and Rulemaking Hearing Statements

Updated 11-4-2014  BCWA Watershed Plan

2013 BCWA Annual Report

2013 BCWA Data Report


New BCWA Watershed Warriors Geo-locate Sign Program

    All signs installed May 15, 2014

Updated November 4, 2014


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