For many in Pueblo West, the sight of flooded streets was a first.
"I never thought that ditch would fill because it's always empty," said Thomas O'Connor, a resident.
A retention pond failed at Walker Ranch and filled drainage ditches and a dry creek bed yesterday.
Luckily no... more »
A path of muck and flattened plants is leftover from flooding yesterday.
It happened when rain over filled a rentention pond then broke a dam at Walker Ranch.
We'll hear from a resident who was close to the flooded area later today as well as Pueblo West Public... more »
Flood waters washed out streets in Pueblo West.
Galileo Drive is usually a road that travels through a dry creek bed.
Workers with the Pueblo West Metropolitan District say heavy rains Sunday night and Monday morning over filled some retention ponds on Walker Ranch.
A dam broke sending... more »
HALE, Colo. (AP) - Wildlife officials are getting sport fish out of Bonny Lake reservoir as it drains. The eastern Colorado reservoir is being drained to send some 4 billion gallons of water to Nebraska and Kansas under a 1942 agreement among the three states. Colorado Parks and Wildlife announced... more »
Flooding from the Maquoketa River after an eastern Iowa dam failed has damaged dozens of homes and businesses, causing millions of dollars in damage in Monticello, a city official said Sunday.
The Lake Delhi dam failed Saturday as rising floodwater from the Maquoketa River ate a 30-foot-wide hole in... more »
A rubberized dam on a man-made lake near Phoenix has collapsed, sending hundreds of gallons of water gushing into the dry Salt River bed.
Tempe police and fire department crews were evacuating the area around Tempe Town Lake and anyone who may be along the river bottom, but there... more »
A Canadian-based ecologist said Friday that he has located the world's largest beaver dam in northwestern Canada using Google satellite technology.
Ecologist Jean Thie located the 2,788-foot (850-meter) dam using Google Earth and NASA technology while researching the rate of melting permafrost in the country's far north.
Situated... more »
Iowa communities along the Des Moines River are getting ready for flooding as the water level of a reservoir north of the capital rises.
The Army Corps of Engineers says the water could start flowing over the spillway by Monday. Corps of Engineers' spokesman Ron Fournier says the reservoir's... more »
Pueblo Reservoir has more water than it has for the past decade as managers move water from other storage facilities. The federal Bureau of Reclamation, which operates the reservoir, says it has 261,200 acre-feet of water, or about 85 billion gallons. That's the most since March 2000. Federal rules say... more »