Colorado September 2013 Flooding: Magazine Hot Off the Press!

HW cover webThe newest issue of Headwaters magazine focusing on the September 2013 floods in Colorado is now on our website and available in print!

The September 2013 flood disaster was financially the most devastating flood Colorado has faced this century. Read about what happened in 2013 and how it could have been worse. Learn about the rush of flood recovery efforts targeting short and long-term resiliency as well as the opportunity that a strong rebuild presents. Then, explore the question of living with risk and the risks we accept as a society. Full recovery from the September 2013 flood is still a long way off, but check out this issue for some lessons learned that apply state-wide.

Flip through or download the flood issue online. And stay tuned to see excerpts and new information that relates to magazine feature stories.

Interested in additional flood coverage? Listen to this new episode of Connecting the Drops, our radio program produced in partnership with Rocky Mountain Community Radio. This flood episode focuses on the rebuilding process in Boulder County.

Post flood (left) and pre-flood (right) aerial photos of Norther St. Vrain Creek deviation between Apple Valley Road and Highway 36 (Norther St. Vrain Drive). source: Boulder County

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