On the heels of a plea to the Federal Emergency Management Agency by the city of Evans for funds to clean up two flood damaged mobile home parks; a statement from the agency outlines millions of dollars in past assistance to the city, but does not pledge additional funds.
There are 208 private mobile homes in Evans seemingly frozen in time. Ravaged by the September flood and now abandoned, the city was counting on Federal Emergency Management Agency money for clean up. The agency turned down that request in a letter sent in November.
Colorado’s drought problems may have faded into recent memory. Heated debates over water have not. Along the South Platte, irrigation well owners are hoping a long-awaited study will help them gain more access to their water.