Lyons residents asked to report remaining flood debris before collection period ends

LYONS, Colo. - More than three months after the September flooding, residents of Lyons are being asked to report any flood debris that still needs to be picked up.

Boulder County's contractor has completed collection of about two-thirds of the debris left along the right-of-way. In the near future, the contractor will switch to picking up debris left along the roadside in specific, reported locations.

To contact the Debris Response Team, call 720-564-2222 or email debrisresponseteam@bouldercounty.org.

The county reports the debris collected so far includes 8,500 cubic yards of vegetative debris, 8,000 cubic yards of sediment, 7,900 tons of household debris, 300 appliances and white goods and 200 pounds of household hazardous waste.

The final debris collection in Lyons will be on Jan. 13. Coal Creek Canyon residents can expect debris removal to being that week.

Residents who have large amounts of debris and cannot move to the roadside themselves, should report the debris on the Boulder County website, at www.bouldercounty.org/flood/health/pages/debris.aspx or call 720-564-2222.

www.BoulderCountyFlood.org has a list of debris collection guidelines and rules.

Hazardous materials should be taken to the Hazardous Materials Management Facility at 1901 63rd St in Boulder.