Feds and State Officials to discuss Flood Prevention

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May 23rd, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Federal and State government agencies are coming to Council Bluffs Thursday, to Discuss Flood Prevention. The second of four “Don’t Test the Waters” forums across the state is sponsored by Iowa’s Flood Awareness Interagency Coalition, and will held at 6:30-p.m. in rooms A and B at the Council Bluffs Public Library, at 400 Willow Avenue.

During the meeting, you can learn how to prepare for floods and protect against property losses, and receive an update on flood mitigation efforts by local, state and federal government officials. Topic of discussion include: “Flood Readiness: Prepare, Prevent and Protect”; “New Floodplain Map: Has Your Risk Changed?”; “National Flood Insurance: Is It Right for You?”; “Flood Forecasts: Your Prevention Resource,” and “Council Bluff’s Flood Protection and Prevention Plan.”

Following the various presentations, there will be a panel question and answer session with the audience, along with refreshments.