Nine Springs Creek Watershed Master Plan

CoverImageThe City of Fitchburg received an Urban Non-Point Source Grant from the WDNR in 2012 in order to improve the rate, volume and quality of stormwater within the Nine Springs Creek Watershed. This page was created to provide an open source of information about the Nine Springs Creek Watershed and the Master Plan. Click on the photo above for a detailed map of the watershed.

Final Nine Springs Creek Master Plan

The Nine Springs Creek Master Plan was finalized in 2019 and can be found at the link below:
  1. Final Nine Springs Creek Master Plan

The Master Plan Process

SamThe scope of the project consisted of six activities, completed by Fitchburg staff and consultants, aimed towards producing an overall strategy for stormwater rate, volume and quality improvements and protection. These activities included:
  1. Compiling historical information on stormwater facilities in the watershed
  2. Holding public involvement meetings
  3. Creating a Nine Springs Creek Watershed Master Plan including: Necessary maintenance and management projects
    • Nutrient management plan for the Nine Springs Golf Course
    • Pollutant-reduction strategies
    • Updates to water-resource related ordinances
    • Site reviews for clean wastewater re-use
  4. Updating Fitchburg stormwater mapping
  5. Making financial recommendations for the Fitchburg Stormwater Utility
  6. Creating stormwater management plan for Dunn’s Marsh

Master Plan Progress Reports and Meeting Minutes

City staff have compiled the following reports and meeting minutes which document the progress made by the City and the consultants, MSA Professionals and Stantec, Inc. on the Nine Springs Creek Master Plan.

Nine Springs Creek Current Documents