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REMINDER: Neighborhoods along Fountain Creek Waterway Encouraged to Attend Flash Flooding Preparedness Meeting July 24
Tuesday, July 16, 2013


Colorado Springs, Colo. -- In an effort to increase public awareness of areas at-risk for flash flooding, the City of Colorado Springs Office of Emergency Management and El Paso County Emergency Services Division will host a preparedness meeting Wednesday, July 24 for residents and businesses along the waterways of Fountain Creek. The meeting is open to the public.

This meeting will address potential impact on Fountain Creek identified in the Preliminary Flash Flood Risk Analysis for the Waldo Canyon Burn Scar.  Online maps to determine flood risk are available at www.springsgov.com/floodinfo.  

Fountain Creek Area Preparedness Meeting

Wednesday, July 24

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Al Kaly Shrine

6 South 33rdStreet (33rdand Pikes Peak Ave)

The meeting location is wheelchair and bus accessible. Residents who require public transportation are encouraged to use Mountain Metropolitan Transit route 3, stop 2.

American Sign Language Interpreters and/or Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) services are available for the meeting upon request. Contact Vickie Rodriguez at oem@springsgov.com or 719-385-5957 no later than 5 p.m. Friday, July 19.