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Flood Damage Safe Cleanup and Restoration

When your house floods, the water can wreak havoc on the structure of the house, your personal belongings, and the health of the inside environment. After the flood and during the cleanup, it is necessary to protect yourself and your family from the toxic hazard of the contaminated water left behind.

Mold Dangers After a Flood – Mold Professional Tips

If you’re trying to clean up a house that has been flooded, be aware that you’re in a race against mold and bacteria, which...

Floods – Mitigation (Actions Before, During, After)

Mitigation is deciding on which actions to take before, during, and after the next disaster. The following actions are some important recommendations that you can follow through each stage of a flood emergency:

Floods – Vulnerability Assessment & Risk

Flood risk isn't just based on history, it's also based on a number of factors: rainfall, river-flow and tidal-surge data, topography, flood-control measures, and changes due to building and development.

Floods – Warning Alert Notifications

NWS Flood Warning Alert Notifications: What Do They Mean? Flash Flood Watch or Warning, Areal Flood Warning, Rivers Flood Warning, Coastal Flood Warning, Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory, or Lakeshore Flood Advisory, Watch and Warning.

Floods – Links and Resources

USGS Flood Watch The USGS FloodWatch website is a map-based resource from USGS WaterWatch that gives users hourly visual updates for flood conditions at over...

Floods – Types and Classifications

You may already know that a flood is the rising and overflowing of a body of water onto normally dry land. But, did you know that there are several different types of floods?

Floods – Introduction

Floods are one of the most common hazards in the United States. Flood effects can be local, impacting a neighborhood or community, or very large, affecting entire river basins and multiple states.

Don’t Cross Flooded Low Water Crossings (Video)

Another example of not to drive through low water crossings. Even though the water might be low – the road can collapse at any time. TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN!

Turn Around Don’t Drown

The NWS Weather-Ready Nation wants to remind you that it is NEVER safe to drive into flood waters. Check out their new video that shows what could happen if you do choose to drive into a flooded roadway.