BOULDER - More than a week after flood waters ravaged parts of Boulder, focus has shifted from and active crisis to recovery.
RECENT COLORADO FLOODING STORIES
More than 20 inspectors spent the day Monday doing drive-by inspections in 11 areas that were underwater last week.
The city calls Monday's inspections as a "knock and talk," where trained inspectors ask questions and quickly assess if a home is safe.
They checked hundreds of homes and placed colored placards on those properties: Green is good, yellow is caution and red means you should not be in the home; it's not safe right now. Even homes with green placards may still need a lot of work.
Boulder is also taking bids right now for curbside pickup. Crews will be going house to house removing all the piles of debris that are lining the streets.
The last time the city did curbside pickup was after the Fourmile Fire in 2010. The cost back then was $600,000. This time, a much larger area is affected.
Boulder has also been getting reports of people posing as inspectors, trying to rip off those hit hardest by the floods.
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