William BanksExecutive Director
Fountain Creek Watershed Flood Control and Greenway District, CO
Bill Banks was named Executive Director of the Fountain Creek Watershed Flood Control and Greenway
District in March 2020. He began his career as a hydrologist in 1987 at the U.S. Geological Survey
headquarters in Reston, VA., then moved to Baltimore where he led numerous local and regional
projects in and around the Chesapeake Bay. Banks worked on local and national issues such as the fate
and transport of agricultural chemicals, bacteria and viruses in groundwater, as well as studying volatile
organic compounds in public water supplies.
In 2015, he moved to Colorado to manage the southeast Colorado office of the USGS water-science
center. Banks has a Bachelor of Science degree in geology and a Master of Science degree in business
administration. For the past 15 years Banks has focused on sediment, both its source and movement in
rivers and lakes.