A total of 27,000 gallons of oil – the equivalent of about two storage tanks – have been spilled into the South Platte River from flood-damaged tanks as of Monday.
When the South Platte River spilled out of its banks in Evans early on Sept. 13 Sara Warner had to hang on to a stop sign for dear life as her home crumbled.
Thousands of flood victims are waiting for word on when they can return home while others are learning their home is gone and hundreds of other homes are being condemned.
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.
The federal government is ready to help flood victims but some people are reluctant to apply for it because they are in the country illegally.
In the aftermath of Colorado’s historic flooding, several communities are facing serious water issues.
There is a growing level of despair in some parts of Weld County, where flood waters simply aren’t moving away fast enough.
People in an Evans mobile home park are cleaning up after flood waters swamped them on Friday.
As the overflowing South Platte River heads east it’s devastating communities in Weld County.
A Weld County sheriff’s deputy is on unpaid leave after allegedly threatening a relative with a gun.