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After the flood: What followed nature’s powerful punch in 2013

 

September 22, 2018

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A river of water ran down Nimbus Road Friday, September 13th.

It was Sept. 12, 2013, when rain from a stalled storm began to swell and overrun the banks of nearly every waterway in Boulder County, assaulting massive amounts of personal property, streets, bridges, rocks and vegetation, disrupting lives for what would be years to come.

Left Hand Water District’s emergency response

“I have to say one of my least favorite things is revisiting the flood,” Left Hand Water District (LHWD) Manager Christopher Smith said. “I like the fact that it’s behind us.”

As water levels became unmanageable, LHWD posted this notice on its website: “Water...



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