Muscatine has seen its fair share of floods over the years. Because our city is nestled along the banks of the Mississippi River, we are bound to see occasional high water. Many of you may remember the record floods of 1993 and 2008. Floods like those don’t happen often, but when they do, we must have a plan in place to keep our community safe and secure.
At this point in the summer, we are getting toward the end of the normal flood season for the Mississippi, but we still wanted to give you a brief overview of how the City responds to floods. The City of Muscatine has an efficient plan in place to monitor river levels and then respond at the necessary flood stages.
The following departments are directly involved in flood control: Public Works – Engineering and Street Maintenance Divisions, Water Pollution Control Plant and Sewer Maintenance Division, Parks and…
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