Protecting Homes and Businesses from Floods.

MHFD helps raise awareness of the flood risk to your home or business

Floods happen. That’s why we want to help raise awareness of the flood risks in your area as well as help you understand your role in being a responsible citizen when it comes to stream management.

To prepare for the flood season, the Flood Hazard Brochure is mailed annually to all property owners whose properties are in or near the high-risk flood zone to help them understand their flood risk and provide mitigation options.  To view the brochure, click here.

Protecting residents is job one

We’re passionate about our role in protecting our communities. By applying our expertise, we’re able to advocate on your behalf, ultimately keeping you and your loved ones safe.

What We Do

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Flood Safety

See how we can help protect your home or business from floods and download a handy checklist to help you be prepared.

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Open Space

Learn about the importance of stream corridors, floodplains, and preservation efforts to your local environment.

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Projects in Your Area

Find development, construction, and mitigation projects close by.

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Debris Management

Find out when we’re in your area removing debris and obstructions from our streams.

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Recent Articles

Highways & Floodways

How Environmental Regulation Has Helped Produce Better Linear Infrastructure Designs Written by Mary Powell and David Skuodas from the Mile High Flood District It’s interesting to observe the similarities between highways and floodways when it comes to infrastructure design. They’re both...

The Cobra Effect and Land Use

Are we creating infrastructure now that will be enormously expensive later when it needs to be repaired or replaced? Although land use decisions are generally intended to make our communities better, they can actually make our communities worse off if...

The Stream Management Academy

What is the Stream Management Academy? At the MIle High Flood District (MHFD) our mission is to protect people, property, and the environment along thousands of miles of streams throughout the metro area. With a staff of just 35 that...

See how we’re being good stewards of your tax dollars

Our transparent reporting allows you to see exactly how we’re allocating funds for our development, construction, and mitigation projects.

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