Created 17-Sep-13
Modified 17-Sep-13
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Colorado - St. Vrain River - FloodFlash floods on the Front Range in September, 2013 caused severe damage to oil and gas wells in Weld County. Many well pads, like this one, were built on the floodplain.Colorado - St. Vrain River - FloodColorado - St. Vrain River - FloodColorado - South Platte River - Flood - Oil Gas SpillColorado - South Platte River - Flood - Oil Gas SpillColorado - South Platte River - Flood - Oil Gas SpillColorado - South Platte River - FloodFrack Rig and well pad in close proximity to a residence. Weld County, COCrude Oil Tank, Seperator and Flare submerged near residential homeCompleted wellpad: Wellhead, crude oil tanks, toxic waste water tanks, seperator, combustor flares submerged under flood watersCompleted wellpad: Wellhead, crude oil tanks, toxic waste water tanks, seperator, combustor flares submerged under flood watersCompleted wellpad: Wellhead, crude oil tanks, toxic waste water tanks, multpile separator, multiple combustor flares submerged under flood watersNOTE: Crude oil tank tipped over (probable broken pipes