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Posted on: November 25, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Snohomish County 2020 Flood Safety Guide Now Available

Contact:
Meghan Jordan                                     Fay Lim
Communications Specialist II             Communications Supervisor
 
Meghan.Jordan@snoco.org              Fay.Lim@snoco.org
 425-388-3918                                       425-388-5373

 

 

 

Snohomish County 2020 Flood Safety Guide Now Available

Guide distributed to county residents in 100-year floodplains

 

EVERETT, Wash., November 25, 2020 – With the rainy season underway, Snohomish County Public Works has mailed more than 8,000 copies of its “Flood Safety in Snohomish County” pamphlet to residents who live in or near 100-year-floodplains. The Flood Safety guide is also available online and additional resources are available here.

 

Most significant floods occur in fall and winter and this 16-page pamphlet provides current resources and helpful information on avoiding, preparing for, and coping with floods. It includes historical flood information, natural benefits of floods, how to research your property’s flood risk, protecting your home, and flood recovery tips. Hang on to the guide, as there is a list of emergency contacts on the back, for reference.

 

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center — a division of the National Weather Service is predicting a La Niña year, meaning a wetter than normal winter.

 

 

About Snohomish County Public Works

The Snohomish County Public Works Department constructs and maintains county roads; controls and manages surface water quantity, quality, and fish habitats; and oversees the recycling and disposal of solid waste. The department’s main office is located at 3000 Rockefeller Ave., Everett, WA 98201. For more information about Snohomish County Public Works, visit www.snohomishcountywa.gov/PublicWorks.



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