Tag Archive: longmont

Mar 07 2014

Trying to Keep Our Heads Above Water

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For a little while during the past 6 months, it felt like all I saw in my dreams was flood damage. Bridge scour. Washed out roads and river banks. Culverts filled to the brim with rock and sediment. Streams doubling or tripling in width. Wood debris everywhere. Propane tanks in the middle of the channel. …

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Nov 08 2013

2013 Colorado Post Flood Video Tour

It is a humbling experience to see flooding taking place.  Just standing next to that much power is a unique experience.  Walking through a flood damaged area after the flood and witnessing the destruction, debris, and silence is an equally, but different experience.  The following videos provide a tour along the front range showing some …

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Oct 07 2013

A Few Good Reads (10/7/13): Flooding in Southeast Asia continues, Aftermath of the Inundation in Colorado

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This week: An update on the flooding in Southeast Asia, dealing with the St. Vrain’s new pathway in and around Longmont in Colorado, the safety hazards that remain from flood waters in Colorado, lessons that can be learned from the Colorado floods, Lake Powell rises 2 feet in September, and an amazing map of every …

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