Boulder County Flood

The 2013 Flood resulted in extensive damage to residential and business property, as well as to Boulder County roads, bridges, creeks, and open space. Long Term Recovery Efforts continue to dominate Boulder County programs and projects.

One-Year After the Flood

Flood Recovery Costs

The county will spend approximately $217 million up-front for flood recovery repairs over 5 years. State and federal agencies will reimburse approximately $161 million, leaving Boulder County responsible for $56 million in "local match" expenses.

One Year Later

Long Term Recovery

Current Financial Summary for detailed recovery costs.

Staying Connected

We are committed to keeping these pages relevant and current to residents’ needs. Please email us with questions and sign-up for the Flood Info email listserv to receive flood recovery updates. View the Post-Flood Preparedness Guide for tips about preparing for disaster in a post-flood landscape.

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A Message from the Commissioners

For our residents who have been impacted by the flood, we are committed to helping you navigate the many steps towards recovery. We are engaged and involved in the many aspects of recovery and rebuilding and are here to support you and our community along the way.
- Boulder County Commissioners


Flood Rebuilding & Permit Information Center