Jul 21, 2021
Fort Collins Utilities Says Water Is Safe To Drink After Flash Floods
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All trademarks, copyrights, videos, photos and logos are owned by respective news sources. News stories, videos and live streams are from trusted sources.LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Officials say the drinking water in Larimer County is still safe to consume after flash floods on Tuesday deposited large amounts of sediment into the Poudre River. Fort Collins Utilities is currently unable to treat water on the river because the quality is so bad.
(credit: CBS)Instead, the city is tapping into two additional water sources, along with the Horsetooth Reservoir, to avoid a service interruption. Heavy rain along Highway 14 prompted mudslides on Tuesday near Rustic. The flash floods took out bridges, knocked down trees and destroyed five homes. A car was also swept away in the deluge.
(credit: CBS)At least one person was killed in the flash floods and three others are missing. The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office will resume search efforts on Thursday morning. RELATED: Wildlife Officials Survey Flash Flood Damage In Larimer County
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2 Dead After Car Crashes Into Tree Along Angeles Crest Highway
The crash was reported at 1:50 a.m. on Angeles Crest Highway at Mile Marker 50. Officers who responded to the scene found an Acura sedan that had apparently run off the road and hit a tree, according to the CHP.
Two people were pronounced dead at the scene. The names, gender, or ages of the two people were not released.
The crash is under investigation.