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Follow the Flood Event

Remembrance Ceremony

  • July 28, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Creekside Park
    1817 S. College Ave. (map)

Join Mayor Wade Troxell, Utilities Executive Director, Kevin Gertig, Poudre Fire Authority Chief, Tom DeMint and others in honoring the victims, first responders, staff and community members that were involved in the 1997 Spring Creek Flood.

Evening will include:

  • Speakers
  • Moment of silence
  • Butterfly release
  • Musical performance by Justin Roth
  • Opportunities to share & record stories

Download event flyer (PDF 2.2MB).

Flood Education Day

  • July 29, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Spring Park
    2100 Mathews St. (map)
    SE of College Avenue & East Stuart Street

    Join us for this family-friendly, education event to commemorate the 1997 Fort Collins Flood. Learn about safety, mitigation and emergency preparedness.

    Download event flyer (PDF 3.3MB)

Splash. Tour. Learn.

The event includes:

Booth participants include: CSU - Colorado Climate Center, ICON Engineering, National Weather Service, FEMA, Colorado Water Conservation Board, Colorado Riparian Association, Anderson Consulting Engineers, Larimer County Search & Rescue, LETA911, Larimer County Dive Rescue Team, The Coloradoan, City of Fort Collins: Healthy Homes, Natural Areas, Utilities Stormwater and Utilities Education

Annual PFA Fundraiser Pancake Breakfast

Come early for all-you-can-eat pancakes and more:

  • July 29, 8:30–10:30 a.m. Station 3, 2000 Mathews St.
  • $5 adults, $2 kids (10 and under)

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Presentation Times

Saturday, July 29

  • Overview of Stormwater, 10:30 - 10:50 a.m.
  • Flood Memories, 11:15 - 11:35 a.m.
  • Stormwater Master Planning, 12:00 - 12:20 p.m.
  • Cloud Types 12:45 - 1:05 p.m.
  • Then & Now, 1:30 - 1:50 p.m.

FEMA Immersed Virtual Reality

Experience flooding firsthand with this virtual reality experience by FEMA. It will change the way you think about flood risk and show you how to better prepare. Learn more

Interactive Story Map
Take a virtual tour of the Spring Creek area and learn about the 1997 flood and pre/post mitigation efforts.

Tip #158

Seal air leaks by caulking windows, doors, foundations and exterior walls.

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