St. Vrain River

A toppled oil well in Weld County near Milliken on Sept. 19, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Colorado Flooding Triggers Oil Spills, Shutdowns

Colorado’s flooding shut down hundreds of natural gas and oil wells in the state’s main petroleum-producing region and triggered at least two spills, temporarily suspending a multibillion-dollar drilling frenzy and sending inspectors into the field to gauge the extent of pollution.

09/19/2013

A toppled oil well in Weld County near Milliken on Sept. 19, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Colorado Flooding Triggers Oil Spills, Shutdowns

Colorado’s flooding has shut down hundreds of natural gas and oil wells in the state’s top petroleum patch and triggered at least two significant spills.

09/19/2013

LONGMONT, CO - SEPTEMBER 13:  Residents survey erosion along the St. Vrain River on September 13, 2013 in Longmont, Colorado. Heavy rains for the better part of week have fueled widespread flooding in numerous Colorado towns.  (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Flooding Knocks Out River Gauges

Colorado’s flooding has been described as biblical, but you can’t put that in the record books.

09/17/2013

A home destroyed in the small mountain town of Glen Haven (credit: Marsha Hobert)

Flooding Evacuees Return To Find More Heartbreak

Weary Colorado evacuees have begun returning home after days of rain and flooding, but Monday’s clearing skies and receding waters revealed only more heartbreak.

09/16/2013

Lyons flooding (credit: CBS)

Thousands Of Stranded Lyons Residents Plucked From Floodwaters

By truck and helicopter, thousands of people stranded by floodwaters came down from the Colorado Rockies on Friday.

09/13/2013

The St. Vrain river overtakes a bridge in Longmont on Thursday (credit: CBS)

Longmont Police Enact 500-Year Flood Plan, Curfew

Police in Longmont said they have enacted their 500-year flood plan. They also have made a Declaration of Emergency in city limits which includes a curfew from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. Friday.

09/12/2013

Saint Vrain Park on Friday (credit: CBS)

Campground In Weld County Remains Closed After Evacuation

A campground in Weld County remains closed Friday because of flooding concerns.

07/15/2011

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