As Colorado Flood Clean-up Begins, Water Quality Concerns are Front and Center

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As the floodwaters recede in Colorado, they leave behind scenes of devastation. Communities torn apart, lives lost, homes and businesses left in ruin and disrepair. Second to life & safety concerns during this natural disaster have been impacts to infrastructure like our roads, bridges and water treatment facilities, leaving a major effect of the recent flooding on water quality. While floodwaters were high, the top priority of state and local officials was the preservation of life. As the rescues continue, many are now turning to cleaning-up and the start of rebuilding. Especially for small businesses owners, the process of cleaning and rebuilding can be fraught with legal and regulatory landmines.

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