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Vision and Mission

May contain: land, nature, outdoors, pond, water, vegetation, plant, swamp, and reed


Restore and maintain the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of the nation's waters and specifically those in the Cherry Creek Basin.


  • Improve, protect, and preserve water quality in Cherry Creek and Cherry Creek Reservoir for recreation, fisheries, water supplies, and other beneficial uses. 
  • Provide for effective efforts by counties, municipalities, special districts, and landowners within the basin in the protection of water quality.
  • Promote public health, safety, and welfare