Record amounts of rainfall have flooded an area stretching from Colorado Springs north to Ft. Collins in northeastern Colorado. The wastewater treatment plants in several communities were flooded and overwhelmed, leading to releases of raw sewage into the North Platte River watershed. Those communties that planned for major flooding suffered less damage. [Longmont Flood]
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