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Colorado Silver Jackets

The Colorado Silver Jackets team is an interagency partnership dedicated to finding long-term solutions for Colorado's flood risk management.

Mission Statement

Through an intergovernmental team of State and Federal agencies, a collaborative process will:

  • Facilitate strategic, integrated life-cycle mitigation actions to reduce the threat, vulnerability and consequences of floods in Colorado;
  • Create or supplement a mechanism to collaboratively solve flood risk issues and recommend mitigation measures;
  • Foster leveraging of available agency resources and information;
  • Increase and improve flood risk communication and outreach;
  • Improve upon comprehensive regional flood risk management strategies; and
  • Integrate mitigation measures and recovery actions
Team Activities

Interagency Projects

Advanced Floodplain Management Workshops

Buena Vista

Berthoud

Estes Park Nonstructural Assessment

A nonstructural assessment has been conducted in support of the USACE-Omaha District Silver Jackets Program, to assess the flood risk within the Town of Estes Park. The objective of this assessment was to identify the opportunity for potential nonstructural mitigation measures.

Brush & Sterling Nonstructural Assessment

A nonstructural assessment has been conducted in support of the USACE-Omaha District Silver Jackets Program, to assess the flood risk within the communities of Brush and Sterling. The objective of this assessment was to identify the opportunity for potential nonstructural mitigation measures.

Ice Jam Mitigation Workshops

For More Information Contact

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Email, 402-995-2348

Related Links

Charter

Colorado Charter March 2013 (pdf, 645 KB)

Colorado Flood Risk Management

Colorado Hazard Mapping website

Floodstage Newsletter

Floodstage March 2019.pdf