More Flood Articles

  • 'Treatment train' a small step in solving stormwater issues

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Nov 9, 2014

    On a dry November day, the Millibo Art Theatre's new garden looked like just a bed of rocks snaking through breathtaking red, blue and white flowers. But in the rain, it can work like a "treatment train." Called a rain garden, the newly finished bed of flora routes flowing water like...

  • Stormwater fee proposal in El Paso County defeated

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Nov 5, 2014

    Proponents of the stormwater fee vowed Tuesday to come back swinging after the defeat of a proposal that would have collected an estimated $40 million a year for flood control projects. "We should be proud of what we've done - we made the community aware of a problem that had been...

  • Americorps working with Pikes Peak region shelters for disaster preparation

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    A group of Americorps volunteers working in the Pikes Peak region are helping emergency workers prepare for the possibility of another disaster. Over the course of several weeks, a team of eight volunteers working under Americorps' FEMA branch, will visit hundreds of predesignated Red...

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