See Current Documents for documents, maps, and figures produced by the project partners from May 2015 through April 2016 for the current planning study.
See Historical Documents for documents from 2009-2013 that led to the current planning study.
Also included in Historical Documents are a watershed protection guide for the public and the 1971 Boxelder Creek Watershed Work Plan for the original Boxelder Creek watershed improvements.
Phase 1 (May-Aug 2015):
Collect and analyze information
- Collect and review existing information.
- Develop Purpose and need statement, work plan, and public participation plan.
- Environmental and cultural assessment.
- Hydrology/hydraulic evaluations.
- Geotechnical investigations.
- Sediment deposition assessment.
Phase 2 (Sep-Dec 2015):
Formulate and evaluate alternatives.
- Formulate alternatives (public meeting #1).
- Engineering evaluations.
- Alternatives assessment (environmental, social, economic impacts).
- Preliminary design.
- Identification of funding mechanisms.
Phase 3 (Jan-April, 2016):
Prepare watershed plan supplement.
- Preliminary draft (NPIC and NRCS review).
- Draft (NRCS and public review) (public meeting #2).
July 2015:Class III Cultural Resource Survey for the Boxelder Creek Watershed Sites B-2 and B-3 Rehabilitation Project
Aug 2015: Boxelder Dam Sites B-2 and B-3: Results of Vegetation, Wetlands, and TES Habitat Field Survey
Nov 2015: Boxelder B-2 and B-3 Embankment Stability Analysis
Nov 2015: Draft Boxelder Watershed Dams B-2 and B-3 Watershed Plan Wildlife Resources Summary
Dec 2015: Draft Phase 1 Summary Report Boxelder B-2/B-3 Watershed Dams Planning Study
Jan 2016: Draft Technical Memorandum Boxelder B-2 and B-3 Watershed Dams Alternatives Assessment
Feb 1971: Boxelder Creek Watershed Work Plan
Jul 2002: National Watershed Coalition Guide to the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Program
Mar 2009: NRCS Boxelder B-2 Dam Breach Analysis
Jul 2009: NPIC application to NRCS for dam rehabilitation assistance
Jul 2009: NRCS approval of NPIC application
Aug 2010: NRCS Probably Maximum Flood evaluations for dams B-2 and B-3
Jan 2011: NRCS Boxelder B-3 Dam Breach Analysis
Jan 2011: Fort Collins Conservation District letter to NRCS
Jan 2011: West Greeley Conservation District letter to NRCS
Feb 2011: NRCS Hazard Classification Review Update
Mar 2011: Laramie County (WY) Conservation District letter to NRCS
Mar 2011: Laramie Rivers (WY) Conservation District letter to NRCS
Jul 2013: Division of Water Resources hazard classification change for B-2
Jul 2013: Division of Water Resources hazard classification change for B-3
MAPS AND FIGURES
2015: Satellite map of B-2 and B-3 dam watersheds
2015: Inundation areas 1
2015: Inundation areas 2