MAP, VIDEO: Receding Floodwaters Leave Behind New Hazards in Colorado
The search is back on today for hundreds of people still trapped by Colorado's deadly floodwaters. About 3,000 have been rescued so far in the region as waters begin to recede.
When that water recedes, however, "a whole new group of hazards" is left for the residents to deal with, said Fox News correspondent Alicia Acuna.
Acuna reported from Evans, Colo. on Wednesday where downed power lines and raging waters have prevented residents from flushing toilets and bathing. Standing water in and around the area also means an increase in mosquitoes, heightening the concern about the potential spread of the West Nile Virus.
Residents continue to try to recover belongings from their devastated homes, but most return to find their possessions covered in mud and unsalvageable.
Watch this most recent video out of the area.