In 2013, Colorado suffered disastrous flooding that had devastating impacts on the state. After the event was over, many had questions. Who is responsible for putting the rivers back in the previous alignments? When will they arrive? Will they listen to input from those directly affected?
On September 11, 2013, Colorado suffered the single most devastating natural catastrophe in the state’s 138-year history. Unprecedented levels of rain fell on 24 counties, sending high-velocity floodwater coursing through narrow mountain canyons and onto the plains below. The floodwaters ripped apart homes, lives and communities.