Cedar Rapids, Iowa News, Sports, and Weather
June 12, 2008: 10PM-10:14PM
Bruce Jacobs from Cedar Rapids Utilities Department explains that water should only be used for drinking purposes. Jacobs asked people to use water if it was only necessary otherwise. No time frame for how long the conservation would be in effect.
More rain continued to fall as rivers flow throughout Iowa's neighborhoods.
A houseboat got stuck at the railroad bridge at Quaker Oats.
City was in dire need of sandbaggers to help protect city's only suction well left working out of four.
Along 1st Avenue in Cedar Rapids much of the water came upon the sidewalk and debris floated by.
KCRG took a boat tour of the southwest side of Cedar Rapid as water levels continue to rise.
Alliant had 23,000 customers without power, but those numbers continued to change.
Two million sandbags were used in Iowa at this point in Iowa.
Gov. Chet Culver does phone interview and says the state is working around the clock to help Iowans with the flood.