Last fall’s historic flooding in Colorado may not be as epic as first thought. Researchers said the state has had river levels rise even higher than they did in September 2013.
Farmer Amanda Scott owns 63rd Street Farm in Boulder. September’s floods wiped out the vegetables and crops that would have fed nearly 400 people.
Highway 119 in Boulder Canyon had to be closed Monday morning after a tanker overturned while going around a curve.
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.
Colorado has wrapped up its investigation of 200 dams following this month’s historic flooding.
Except for the Big Thompson fly fishermen and tubers lolling down Boulder Creek, most residents of the Front Range usually pay little mind to the small rivers that trickle by on their way from the mountains to the plains.
As rescuers broke through to flood-ravaged Colorado towns, they issued a stern warning Saturday to anyone thinking of staying behind: Leave now or be prepared to endure weeks without electricity, running water and basic supplies.
Boulder is working to address a break in a city sewer main that is allowing raw sewage to enter Boulder Creek.
In Boulder there’s a race against time going on to try to protect homes and businesses from more potential flooding.
Thousands remain evacuated in Boulder after Boulder Creek crested overnight at 5,000 cubic feet per second.