Ben Binder has been a long time careful student of the purchase of 308 acres in South Boulder, Colorado, by the University of Colorado. It was intended to be part of the City’s Open Space Program. Now the University wishes to build University buildings, and perhaps housing, on this flood prone land.
Years of engineering studies have shown that this property is the only feasible location for a stormwater detention pond to mitigate downstream flooding.
You can watch the video (56:01 minutes).
You can also watch the discussion with questions and answers (30:50 minutes).