Floods are the nation’s most frequent and costly natural hazard, resulting in more Presidential Disaster Declarations than any other type of disaster, and destabilizing local and regional economies. The vast destruction on the Colorado Front Range and northeast Plains from the recent September flooding is devastating, but may be a harbinger of what we can expect in the future. It is important to recognize large events like this flooding WILL happen again.
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Colorado Flooding Recovery 2013 Using Mitigation to Rebuild Safer and More Sustainable Communities