Flooding

9:57am

Mon October 14, 2013

6:08pm

Tue October 8, 2013
Environment

Where Did The Spilled Oil From Colorado Floods Go?

A flooded oil and gas site near Greeley, Colo., Sept. 15.
Ken Broeffle KUNC

Despite spills of nearly 62,000 gallons of petroleum products from oil and gas wells during September’s floods, no pollutants have been detected in Colorado’s waterways.

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3:45pm

Tue October 8, 2013
Colorado Flood

Flood Forensics: Why Colorado's Floods Were So Destructive

Originally published on Wed October 9, 2013 8:25 am

Flooding brought down a house in Jamestown, Colo., on Sept. 18.
Matthew Staver Landov

Parts of Colorado are still drying out after floods hit the state last month. Eight people died, and damage from the worst flooding in decades is in the hundreds of millions of dollars.

Scientists are now venturing into the hardest-hit areas to do a sort of "flood forensics" to understand why the floods were so bad.

Geologist Jonathan Godt takes Peak Highway in northern Colorado up into the Rockies. The road there winds past ravines and streams where water is still rushing.

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9:08am

Fri September 27, 2013

51st State Supporters Press On Despite Flooding Aftermath

Lead in text: 
Bloomberg Businessweek spoke with Weld Commissioner Sean Conway and 51st State Initiative President Tom Gilley in a look at where the new state movement stands after the historic flood and the costly rebuilding efforts.
Source: Businessweek · Via: Grace Hood
Colorado's worst flooding in half a century killed eight people, destroyed thousands of homes and wiped out hundreds of miles of roads, yet it hasn't damped enthusiasm in 11 counties to secede from the state.

1:59pm

Thu September 26, 2013
Colorado Flood

E. Coli Left Behind By Boulder Floodwaters

Standing water left by flooding in Boulder, Colo., Sept 13.
Credit Dan Greenwood / KUNC

Residents with private wells in unincorporated areas of Boulder County are dealing with another side effect of the flooding. Their water may be unusable.

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