More Flood Articles

  • El Paso County seeks input on updated disaster mitigation plan

    By Kassondra Cloos -
    Updated: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    The Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan for El Paso County was last updated in 2008. Since then, two major wildfires and severe flooding have ripped through the county in quick succession, changing lives and landscape. It's time to update the plan - it generally gets a serious review...

  • City adds two open houses for citizens to learn about Colorado Springs capital improvement projects

    By name newspaper -
    Published: Thu, Dec 4, 2014

    The city of Colorado Springs administration has added two open houses to its series of meetings to present Mayor Steve Bach's capital improvement project funding proposal, which includes the sale of $160 million in revenue bonds. Under the proposal, the city would have $145 million to...

  • Colorado Springs voters might decide stormwater funding

    By monica mendoza -
    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    Colorado Springs Chief of Staff Steve Cox presented a capital improvement and stormwater funding plan to the City Council on Monday that he's hoping will go to voters in April. He's asking that the City Council put a question on the ballot seeking voter approval to issue $160 million...

  • Colorado Springs informed lawsuit could be coming for lack of stormwater plan

    By Monica Mendoza -
    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    ROCKY FORD - Colorado Springs City Councilman Merv Bennett threw himself on the mercy of the Lower Arkansas water board Wednesday asking for more time for the city to develop a permanent stormwater funding plan. Colorado Springs has had plenty of time, said Melissa Esquibel, a board...