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Flooding Condition Update 9/13, 12:05 p.m.

Posted on: Sep-13-2013

The most recent information regarding the flooding status of the city follows:

The Larimer County Humane Society is running out of resources and room. Please take evacuated animals to friends, family, veterinarians or boarding shelters.

Transfort has cancelled routes 8, 14, 81 and is operating the routes 5, 17, 18 and Flex is on detour until further notice.

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has confirmed Horsetooth dams are intact and safe. Horsetooth Reservoir is about 60% full and not in danger of failing.

All drinking water is pulled from Horsetooth Reservoir. The city has not used Poudre River since Sept. 6.

Do not play in or drink untreated flood water.

The Poudre River stream flow is continuing to fall below 9,000 cfs.

Area traffic congestion is easing. US Highway 287 is closed from Fort Collins to the WY border.

Fort Collins Utilities will continue to update flooding information at www.fcgov.com/2013-flood.

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Flooding Condition Update 9/13, 12:05 p.m.

The most recent information regarding the flooding status of the city follows:

The Larimer County Humane Society is running out of resources and room. Please take evacuated animals to friends, family, veterinarians or boarding shelters.

• Transfort has cancelled routes 8, 14, 81 and is operating the routes 5, 17, 18 and Flex is on detour until further notice.

• U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has confirmed Horsetooth dams are intact and safe. Horsetooth Reservoir is about 60% full and not in danger of failing.

• All drinking water is pulled from Horsetooth Reservoir. The city has not used Poudre River since Sept. 6.

• Do not play in or drink untreated flood water.

• The Poudre River stream flow is continuing to fall below 9,000 cfs.

• Area traffic congestion is easing. US Highway 287 is closed from Fort Collins to the WY border.

Fort Collins Utilities will continue to update flooding information at www.fcgov.com/2013-flood.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Contact: Lisa Rosintoski
Customer Connections Division Manager
719-502-7020
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