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Sandbags

Teen volunteers filling sandbags in Lyons (credit: CBS)

East Coast Teen Volunteers Help Fill Sandbags In Lyons

Nowhere are they more sensitive about the heavy rains than in Boulder and Larimer counties where they saw massive flooding last fall. And with flash flood warnings posted across Colorado, people in Lyons pitched in to help homeowners prepare.

07/29/2014

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Major Sandbagging Effort Underway In Greeley

There hasn’t been a sandbagging effort quite like the one Friday and Saturday in Greeley this since the floods last September. Now there are scenes like it in every town in Northern Colorado with a river.

05/31/2014

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Volunteers Pack Sandbags In Loveland In Advance Of Flooding

Volunteers were out all day packing sandbags in Loveland on Friday hoping that all of the hard work will help save homes.

05/31/2014

(credit: John Holm/Lake County Office of Emergency Management)

Crews Work To Avoid Flooding Problem In Housing Development Near Leadville

Spring melt is causing concerns in the mountains as creeks and rivers start to rise.

04/22/2014

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Flood And Fire Victims Can Get Free Sandbags In Larimer County

Larimer County is working with nonprofit disaster relief workers to provide free sand bags to residents who have been affected by forest fires and erosion flooding over the past two years.

04/08/2014

Sandbags in the Black Forest Fire burn area (credit: CBS)

Homeowners Hope Sandbags Will Prevent Flooding In Black Forest

Homeowners in the Black Forest Fire who are in the midst of trying to salvage items from their burned homes are now trying to protect what is left from flooding.

07/29/2013

Cache La Poudre River (credit: CBS)

Laporte Residents Relieved Poudre River Has Peaked

Some people who live along the Poudre River In Laporte, north of Fort Collins, are starting to breathe a sigh of relief. They’re also trying to figure out what to do with all of the sandbags.

07/11/2011

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Flooding Concerns Could Make Sandbags In Short Supply

Sandbags were handed out at the Windsor Community Center on Wednesday for those who live near rivers are working to protect their homes from possible flooding.

06/08/2011

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