Fracking and flooding may be toxic combination for Colorado

Just when it looked like things might be improving for flood-ravaged Colorado, Accuweather is reporting that the state may now be facing another catastrophe, water contamination caused by flood water flowing into and over the thousands of natural gas and oil wells and drilling sites that pepper the northeastern Colorado landscape. At least 1,000 wells have already been reported as flooded, according to several sources. Water treatment and sewage sites have also been deluged.

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