Flood Plan Components: Understand the area’s flood history

Floods March 23, 2012 Print Friendly and PDF



Flood Plan Components

Understand the Area’s Flood History

Know the flood history of your facility. When you live and work in an area long enough, you can frequently predict how much rain it takes to cause flooding, what areas along a creek flood first, and where water goes as it spills over the banks.

If you don’t know, ask current and retired employees, growers, or neighbors if they remember the property ever flooding. Everybody remembers the “big” floods and how deep the water got.



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