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  • After the Boulder Flood

    When the flooding stops, the cleanup begins.

  • Guidelines for Health, Safety, and Clean Up after a Flood Disaster

    There are many detailed sources of information available online from government and non-profit agencies on how to survive and then deal with the aftermath of natural or manmade disasters.

  • Colorado Town Rejects Eminent Domain In Urban Renewal Push

    Bowing to citizen pressure, the Erie, Colorado, Board of Trustees has abandoned an idea to grant its urban renewal authority the power to seize homes.

  • Unexpected Flood Debris

    A surprising amount of waste created in our recent flooding were natural materials that flowed in from the surrounding environment.

  • Hauling and Disposing of Flood Debris

    Warm weather and wet conditions made every pile of trash a moldy health risk that had to be taken care of as quickly as possible. The city and county governmenst stepped in to provide extra resources to help clean up the area.

  • What Possessions Can Be Saved?

    Often the most important things flood victims want or need to save are the toughest to salvage such as paper documents, old photos, and other media.

  • Sanitizing and Drying Out

    After removing the water and wet building materials from a flooded structure, the next crucial step is to clean and sanitize the building as needed and to thoroughly dry both living and storage spaces.

  • Pumping and Mucking Out

    After you can gain safe re-entry to a salvageable building damaged in a flood disaster, the first step is to evacuate the water and remove the soggy debris.

  • Flooded Boulder Creek

    Pictures and videos of Boulder Creek raging through dowtown Boulder CO on the first day of the September 2013 flood

  • Cabin Fever

    A research facility in the smoky mountains utilizes its surroundings to provide a sustainable design.