The Association identifies, defines, collectively develops, maintains & implements a local environmental & water quality monitoring, management plan and watershed-based program for the Bear Creek Watershed that meets reservoir & watershed applicable water quality standards and beneficial use classifications as adopted by the Colorado Water Quality Control Commission.


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

Manager - Russell Clayshulte

M: 303-638-4931


2020 Association Officers:

Co-Chairs Alan Searcy City of Lakewood; Pat O'Connell, Jefferson County

BCWA Financial Officers – David Lighthart, Alan Searcy, Patrick O’Connell, and Chris Schauder