Public Meeting on Big Elk Meadows Dams


Public Meeting on Big Elk Meadows Dams and the Little Thompson River
and the Re-Construction of the Dams after the September 2013 Flooding

Saturday, March 29, 2014
3:00 – 5:00 pm
Rogers Hall, 4th and High Street (next to the Old Stone Church, between 4th and 5th on High Street)
Lyons, Colorado

Members of the Colorado Division of Water Resources, Dam Safety Branch (DSB) will report preliminary findings of their ongoing study of the rainfall and resulting flooding, including the effects of the failure of dams in the Big Elk Meadows (BEM) sub-division on the Little Thompson River. The DSB will also provide an update on the status of the reconstruction of the dams.

In addition, representatives of Larimer County Emergency Management, Larimer County Engineering, Larimer County Community Development, Colorado Division of Water Resources, FEMA, Colorado Water Conservation Floodplain Management Program, and representatives of the BEM Homeowners Association and their engineer, will be on site to answer questions.

All interested parties, neighbors, property owners and others are invited to attend, ask questions, make comments, and/or present information, data, or photographs.
A primary goal of this meeting is to provide a forum for communication and information about the flooding along the Little Thompson River, and the Colorado Dam Safety Branch’s regulatory role in the re-construction of the dams at Big Elk Meadows.

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photo credit: Little Thompson Watershed Coalition – Facebook

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