Flood Plan Components: Get permission to dig

Floods March 23, 2012 Print Friendly and PDF



Flood Plan Components

Get Permission to Dig

Open ground lies around many agricultural facilities. The soil from those areas could be useful to fill sandbags or to build a temporary dike to protect buildings.

But you should always receive written permission from the landowner before a flood that will allow you to use the field if it ever becomes necessary. Before any flooding, negotiate compensation and identify any buried utilities or tile in the area.



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