Even without taking a sip, some bacteria in floodwaters can be deadly.
People in an Evans mobile home park are cleaning up after flood waters swamped them on Friday.
Ranchers in Weld County dealing with the floodwaters were able to save dozens of horses and cattle over the weekend.
Colorado’s widespread flooding has led to hundreds of missing person reports, but officials say many of those people are calling in safe as phone service is slowly being restored and victims call the Red Cross to strike their names off the list.
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.
National Guard troops have resumed truck convoys to ferry stranded Lyons residents through the floodwaters to shelter.
The American Red Cross of Central and Western Oklahoma is sending several volunteers to Colorado to help out with flooding relief efforts.
There are still signs that the flooding disaster is nowhere close to being resolved in Estes Park.
As the overflowing South Platte River heads east it’s devastating communities in Weld County.
In Boulder there’s a race against time going on to try to protect homes and businesses from more potential flooding.