Fort Collins, Wellington and Larimer County receive $2.9 million flood mitigation FEMA grant

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From the Loveland Reporter Herald:

Fort Collins, Wellington and Larimer County have received a $2.9 million mitigation grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to mitigate flood plain issues on Coal Creek. The tributary to the Box Elder Basin is in Northern Larimer County near Wellington. The city, town and county must match 25 percent of the grant, which they will do with work and money. The work includes improvements to the North Poudre Inlet Canal into Clark Reservoir and increasing the volume the reservoir could hold in case of a flood. The Boxelder Basin is 265 square miles that extends from Northern Larimer County into Wyoming.

More South Platte Basin coverage here.

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