City to host flood preparedness meeting

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463932861The city of Colorado Springs will host a resident preparedness meeting on the post-Waldo Canyon Fire flash flood risk Wednesday for residents along north and south Douglas creeks and the general public.

The meeting will take place 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Front Range Alliance Church sanctuary, 5210 Centennial Blvd.

The meeting will provide education and updated information with regard to the increased flash flood risk following damage to vegetation in the Waldo Canyon burn scar, and the city’s planned response to a potential flash flood.

The presentation will also highlight ongoing flood mitigation efforts along areas impacted by the burn scar. Speakers will address key issues relating to flash flood risk in neighborhoods along North and South Douglas Creeks, according to a press release sent by the city.

For information, call Kim Melchor at 385-5248.