7th St SE and 12 Ave, June 12, 2008

Beyond 500 year Flood

Flood waters are beyond the 500 year Flood map. Water reaches beyond 7th Street SE on June 12, 2008 at 3 p.m. and continues to rise. Never could anyone have ever imagined the Cedar River reaching Metro High School.

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carlabindi@yahoo.com says ... on Friday, Jun 13 at 11:12 AM

I was just wondering since you said that Dubuque built a flood wall after their last problems with flooding the 1960's if Iowa City and Cedar Rapids might benefit from doing that to help preven future flood damage?

Breathe says ... on Friday, Jun 13 at 11:59 AM

New CR city government appears consumed with the glory/fame of grandiose redevelopment, not infrastructure improvements. The new government must put $$ redevelopment on the backburner, perhaps for a future council, and focus on the foundations.

secret student says ... on Tuesday, Nov 25 at 5:27 PM

ceder rapids should build a a mechanical flood wall they can raise if there is a flood. it would cost a lot but it would be worth it.

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