Big Dry Creek (Westminster, Colorado)
|Big Dry Creek|
The creek just north of West 120th Avenue.
|Mouth||Confluence with the South PlatteCoordinates:|
|Mouth elevation||4,895 ft (1,492 m)|
|Basin area||110 sq mi (280 km2)|
The creek flows through Jefferson, Adams, and Weld counties. In Jefferson County, it flows into and out of Standley Lake. It receives treated wastewater from several municipalities, including the City and County of Broomfield, Westminster, Thornton and Northglenn.
The Big Dry Creek Watershed Association, a non-profit organization made up of individuals and representatives from local municipalities, monitors the creek's conditions.
- "Big Dry Creek". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2014-06-14.
- Wright Water Engineers, Inc. Big Dry Creek Watershed Management Plan, July, 2002. Accessed 2014-06-14
- Westminster, Colorado. Big Dry Creek Trail. Accessed 2014-06-15.
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