With an increased flood risk in areas in and near the Waldo Canyon burn scar, county and city officials in the Pikes Peak region are holding a series of meetings to help keep residents informed of alert systems, mitigation efforts, and how they can prepare for the upcoming flood season. KRCC’s Hannah Sohl recently attended one for residents of Green Mountain Falls, and has this report.

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Upcoming meetings:

April 11: Pleasant Valley Resident Preparedness Meeting; Great Hall at Glen Eyrie; 6-8 PM
April 13: Sandbag distribution, Verizon Wireless Building (City of Colorado Springs); 9a-4p
April 15: Town hall meeting for Manitou Springs residents; Manitou Springs City Hall; 6:30 PM
April 24: Town hall meeting for Manitou Springs residents; Manitou Springs City Hall; 6:30 PM

 

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