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Dal Ward Damage

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by absinthe, Sep 17, 2013.

  1. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    As George alluded to in his address to the regents we took a pretty heavy hit to both Dal Ward and Balch, the latter of course houses track Head Coach Mark Wetmore's office, currently it is completely unusable and several facilities in Dal Ward were damaged. I was kicking around the idea of a fundraiser through us, Rivals, Ralphie Report and others to help repair the damage.

    Am i crazy or is this something we as a community would be game for?
     
  2. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    yes i'd be in
     
  3. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    Yes - but maybe insurance will pay for some new facilities?? :smile2:
     
  4. CUAviator

    CUAviator Well-Known Member

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    Wet-More. Most horrible apropos pun ever!
     
  5. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Sounds good.
     
  6. CanadianDuck

    CanadianDuck Well-Known Member

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    What organization would be the best to send some money to? I have been really busy and have not been able to pay as much attention as I would like, but I want to help in some way.
     
  7. AlferdJasper

    AlferdJasper Well-Known Member

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    I would be pleasantly surprised if CU had federal flood insurance. According to FEMA, in Colorado, only 22,000 homes and businesses had flood insurance. It's not included with your regular policy.
     
  8. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    True, but they are right next to the creek
     
  9. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    It would be kind of embarrassing if CU didn't have flood insurance. I decided to do some quick research on these types of events and what is recommended, and the main advocate on preparedness in the nation seems to be the Natural Hazards Center... at the University of Colorado.

    They even publish the Natural Hazards Observer journal on this topic.

    http://www.colorado.edu/hazards/
     
  10. BuffTuba

    BuffTuba Club Member Club Member

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    I'd be in to donate.
     
  11. AlferdJasper

    AlferdJasper Well-Known Member

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    That's hopeful. But regardless, additional money is always useful, so keep planning that direction.
     
  12. pcbuff

    pcbuff Club Member Club Member

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    at Dal Ward it would be wind driven rain in all likelyhood.

    Wind driven rain is covered under most insurance policies, unlike "The river got to high and went over our house".(Flood) Hopefully it was leaks, and not not water running down the street and into Dal Ward!

    Much of the litigation in the south since the last huricanne has been on this point. The argument is "Sure the tide came in and put my house under 12 feet of water, but the rain and wind knocked my house over before the tidal surge hit my home."
     
  13. dply

    dply Doble hoja Club Member

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    I'd be willing to donate a cookie sheet or two.
     
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  14. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    I'm out of rep for dply. Again.
     
  15. Buffellow85

    Buffellow85 Well-Known Member

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    got him
     
  16. BuffUp

    BuffUp Don't want to offend Club Member

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    I am also thinking this ^ is what is going to happen. Maybe we had some really expensive national championship rings wash away? maybe our Heisman trophy was water damaged?
     
  17. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    If anything was damaged it is likely storage in the basement but either way, IN.
     
  18. BuffUp

    BuffUp Don't want to offend Club Member

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    is that where that pallet of bricks is kept? I think we only got one off of it.
     
  19. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    To say nothing of those Picassos that were hanging in Wetmore's office.
     
  20. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    I imagine that married student housing was ensured but given that we'd need a 100 foot wall of water to damage Dal Ward that may not have been covered.
     
  21. BuffNut99

    BuffNut99 Club Member Club Member

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    Fairbanks' desk is undoubtedly down there. And Hawk's hair clippers. And Embree's Brazilian Butt Blaster.
     
  22. mdelpizzo_1

    mdelpizzo_1 My Dixie Wrecked Club Member

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    And water bottle supply
     
  23. BuffUp

    BuffUp Don't want to offend Club Member

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    how ironic
     
  24. BuffUp

    BuffUp Don't want to offend Club Member

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    + that stash of chairs
     
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    Insurance Agent: Any valuables in the house?
    Homer: Well, the Picasso, my collection of classic cars--
    Insurance Guy: Sorry, this policy only covers actual losses, not made-up stuff.
    Homer: Well that's just great!

    [Sorry, couldn't find a clip]
     
  26. cu2x

    cu2x Club Member Club Member

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    How did DW suffer flood damage, 50' above the creek?
     
  27. BuffUp

    BuffUp Don't want to offend Club Member

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    follow the thread. we need $
     
  28. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    It suffered significant water damage from all of the rain, no actual flood damage. Basement flooded from drainage, academic center's roof leaked as did Balch.
     
  29. Buffenuf

    Buffenuf massive tool

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    Careful: "Cookie sheet" is an underground euphemism for a hot-off-the-press page of phony Benjamins!

    Otherwise, count me in! Wetmore is the best coach on Campus.
     
  30. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Norlin also flooded and Dal Ward is below that. According to CU's twitter 25% of the buildings on campus were damaged in someway by the water (rain or flooding).

    I imagine the press room in the Dal Ward is pretty damaged.
     

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