Levees, like this one in New Orleans, must be certified by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers before appearing on federal flood maps. This change has resulted in higher flood insurance premiums in some areas.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of Colorado Gives Day, a statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in our state. Colorado Public Radio is proud to be a part of this nonprofit community. We're in good company so we're highlighting nonprofits doing great work. Learn more.