Stormwater runoff is responsible for causing surface water pollution in the Parker area. As stormwater runoff travels across streets, driveways, parking lots, etc., it collects pollutants such as motor oil, grass clippings, engine coolant, fertilizers, bacteria, pet waste, etc.
These pollutants are then carried through the Town's stormwater collection system and are then discharged into to the local waterways such as Sulphur Gulch, Newlin Gulch, Tallman Gulch and ultimately, Cherry Creek.
Below is a list of items that you can do to help reduce stormwater pollution:
For additional information or questions on stormwater runoff, please contact the Department of Engineering/Public Works at 303.840.9546.