Tag Archive: erosion

Sep 27 2013

“Washed Out Completely”

From the Coloradoan; Dan Dugal and his friend Amanda Finch traveled about 5 miles up the Big Thompson Canyon Wednesday (9-25-2013) in hopes of reaching Finch’s cabin near Drake. “The river had scoured out the entire road down to the bedrock,” he said. “There was no way around it without climbing gear.” The extent of …

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Sep 23 2013

Putting a River in it’s Place

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It has been a crazy week. Numerous search and rescue efforts have been taking place throughout the foothills and plains of Northern Colorado, and the number of unaccounted for continues to drop.  The 2013 Colorado Flood event has spawned the largest search and rescue effort since Hurricane Katrina. Our office has been busy marking and …

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Sep 13 2013

A Day in the Field During the Big Thompson Flood (Footage)

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In case you haven’t seen the national news and don’t live in Colorado, we have been experiencing constant rain (until this afternoon) since Monday across the entire front range from Colorado Springs and south to Fort Collins and north. The rain just did not stop and the foothills in particular were just getting hit hard. …

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Jun 21 2013

Alberta Canada Flooding

Calgary and several other communities in southern Alberta are in the midst of some of the worst flooding in their history from heavy rains.  Some small streams have peaked, but with more rain coming some rivers may still rise.  The Water Office provides links to real-time stream gages throughout the region. Entire neighbourhoods all along …

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