Fourmile Creek Watershed encompasses 76,000 acres central Iowa. The creek itself runs for over 40 miles before entering the Des Moines River. Jurisdictions located within the watershed include: Slater, Sheldahl, Alleman, Elkhart, Ankeny, Bondurant, Altoona, Des Moines, and Pleasant Hill. Extensive work is being done by these jurisdictions and other partners to address flooding and pollutant concerns.