Flooding

5:30am

Thu July 28, 2011
Business news

Future of Boxelder Creek Flood Control Project Uncertain

The city of Thornton almost touched off a modern-day water war when it bought thousands of acres in Northern Colorado for the water rights back in the 1980s. Now it may sell some back for flood control. KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Jeff Nuttall, publisher of the Northern Colorado Business Report, about those plans.

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11:45am

Mon June 20, 2011
Flooding

Flooding Risk Down, But Rivers Still High in Colorado

Colorado River Valley
Joe Futrelle Flickr

While the risk of flooding due to this year’s record snowpack has diminished somewhat - state and county emergency officials remain on alert for the possibility of flooding from other sources.

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12:53pm

Wed June 15, 2011
Flooding Threat

Flood Threat May be Passing

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A flood warning is in effect through the weekend for Moffat County because of melting snow. But overall, the flood threat is starting to dissipate.

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12:09pm

Tue June 14, 2011
Flooding

So Far, Serious Flooding Averted in Northern Colorado

Colorado River Valley
Joe Futrelle Flickr

Larimer County officials are optimistic that spring runoff from this year’s record snow in parts of the state won’t turn into serious flooding for northern Colorado.

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3:07pm

Fri June 10, 2011
Environment

Flooding Near Steamboat Springs Causes Headaches, no Emergencies Yet

Rivers in northern and western Colorado continue to swell as Colorado’s record snowpack melts amid rising June temperatures.  Residents along the Eagle River downstream of Vail were bracing for more flooding Friday, as is much of the Steamboat Springs area.

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