Flood Risk Meeting for Newly Identified At-Risk Neighborhoods
In an effort to increase public awareness of areas at risk for flash flooding before the midsummer rainy season begins, the City of Colorado Springs Office of Emergency Management will host a preparedness meeting for businesses and residents along the waterways for North and South Douglas Creeks.
Thursday, June 6, 2013
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
El Paso County Citizens Service Center, Room 1017
1675 West Garden of the Gods Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
The meeting is open to the public and will address potential impact on North and South Douglas Creeks identified in the Preliminary Flash Flood Risk Analysis for the Waldo Canyon Burn Scar, which was released Tuesday, May 28. Anyone who received a postcard invitation is at risk for flash flooding and encouraged to attend. Online maps to determine flood risk are available at www.springsgov.com/floodinfo.
The meeting location is wheelchair-accessible. Bus access is also available. Residents who require public transportation may use Mountain Metropolitan Transit route 14, stop 4.
Colorado Springs Together is an independent 501(c)(3) Non-Profit:
Colorado Springs Together is a community-driven volunteer effort, and is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The team members are distinguished citizens, business professionals and dedicated public servants in the community, facilitating and coordinating a quick and effective rebuilding process for the neighborhoods devastated on June 26, 2012, by the Waldo Canyon Fire.