Waldo Burn Scar Mitigation: An Interview with Manitou Mayor Marc Snyder and Andrea Chalfin

August 23, 2013
One of the metal nets in Queen's CanyonCredit Andrea Chalfin
One of the metal nets in Queen's Canyon

Much of the work being done to help prevent another disaster like the August 9 flood in Manitou Springs can’t be seen. As flood watches and warning continue to threaten the Waldo Canyon burn scar area on an almost daily basis, I sat down with Manitou Mayor Marc Snyder and KRCC News Director Andrea Chalfin to talk about what’s planned and what’s already been done to mitigate the flood threat.

A catchment basin in Sand GulchCredit Andrea Chalfin
A catchment basin in Sand Gulch

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