Boulder creek Status

Currently the the status of the watershed is ‘green’ and there are no active incidents or issues.

Watershed Foundational Water Quantity Data

USGS National Water Information System: 06730200 06730500

National Weather Service Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service: BRDC2

Watershed Sampling water quality Data

Realtime and current data being sourced and acquired.

City of Boulder Water Quality Results

Watershed Patrols

Boulder Waterkeeper approach for patrolling the watershed is boots on the ground visitation and observation of key geographical and community locations of the watershed.  Click on the circles on the map or the links below the map to see additional details on each location and photographs of the boots patrol visits:

North Boulder Creek Headwaters Middle Boulder Creek Headwaters South Boulder Creek Headwaters Coal Creek Headwaters North Boulder Creek Confluence South Boulder Creek Confluence Coal Creek Confluence Boulder Creek St. Vrain Confluence

A: North Boulder Creek Headwaters
B: Middle Boulder Creek Headwaters
C: South Boulder Creek Headwaters
D: Coal Creek Headwaters
E: North Boulder Creek Confluence
F: South Boulder Creek Confluence
G: Coal Creek Confluence
H: Boulder Creek St. Vrain Confluence

Watershed advocate participation is strong encouraged.  Boots, eyes and ears on the creek are essential and the more the better, please visit locations in the watershed and send photos and reports to the waterkeeper at