Big Thompson River

(credit: CBS)

Colorado No Stranger To Flooding, Extreme Conditions

Looking for a silver lining from last month’s historic and devastating floods that struck Colorado may be hard but scientists are using the disaster as a learning experience.

10/11/2013

The waters of Boulder Creek rushes downstream September 13, 2013 in Boulder, Colorado. Heavy rains for the better part of week has fueled widespread flooding  and evacuations in numerous Colorado towns, with the area reportedly already having received 15 inches of rain.  Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Testing Finds No Evidence Of Oil & Gas In Rivers That Flooded

Despite several oil spills that were caused by flooding the state health department says its testing found no evidence of oil and gas pollution in rivers.

10/08/2013

The Big Thomspon River flooding (credit: CBS)

Water In Loveland Stinks, But Still Safe To Drink

It may taste and smell strange but the water in Loveland is safe to drink.

10/08/2013

Patricia Goodwine (credit: CBS)

Human Remains Found Amid Flood Debris Near Loveland Identified

A body discovered in Colorado’s Larimer County has been identified as that of a woman who was seen swept away by massive floodwaters on Sept. 13.

10/08/2013

Patricia Goodwine (credit: CBS)

Coworkers Devastated Over Flood Victim’s Presumed Death

Eight people are confirmed dead in the floods and only one person is still missing. Authorities believe Patricia Goodwine died when the high water rushed down the Big Thompson Canyon.

09/24/2013

Vice President Joe Biden at a news conference in Greeley on Monday after touring flooding around Colorado (credit: CBS)

Biden Vows Flood Relief Won’t Shut Down

Vice President Joe Biden is promising residents that aid for areas devastated by massive flooding in Colorado won’t stop even if the federal government shuts down.

09/24/2013

Evelyn Starner in a family portrait that was found floating in the Big Thompson River after flooding destroyed her house (credit: Starner Family)

Officials: Woman, 79, Found Dead In Big Thompson Flood

The body of a 79-year-old woman was found beside the Big Thompson River, authorities said Monday, bringing to eight the death toll from the massive flooding in Colorado.

09/23/2013

Don Shively took this photo of an overturned oil tank at "Platte River East of CR 19 North of Hwy 66"

The Latest Flooding News From Around Colorado

Go ahead and flush the toilet after the no-flush order in Evans has been lifted. The order lasted eight days. Now most residents and businesses can use all their facilities without restriction.

09/21/2013

Paul Sterling's riverside deck being washed away in the flooding Big Thompson River (credit: Paul Sterling)

Man Who Escaped Big Thompson Flooding Returns To Massive Damage

A man who documented his escape from the rising waters of the Big Thompson River returned to find his home severely damaged, but Paul Sterling still considers himself lucky.

09/21/2013

A non-venomous bull snake bit a search dog along the Big Thompson River in Loveland (credit: CBS)

Rescue & Recovery Dogs Find Hidden Dangers During Search

Search and rescue crews are scouring the massive flood zone in Larimer County. Teams of rescue and recovery dogs are also searching and finding out just how dangerous it can be searching in a disaster area.

09/19/2013

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