Corps of Engineers on flood alert

Corps of Engineers on flood alert

There are 2 comments on the Suntimes News story from Jun 13, 2008, titled Corps of Engineers on flood alert. In it, Suntimes News reports that:

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in St. Louis watches the region's rivers, and deploys flood fight teams.

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Kent Roemerman

Des Moines, IA

#1 Jun 13, 2008
I wonderd how come we dont use the flood control dams for flood control,but we use them for fun and recreation but the people down stream pay the price and the state, wont keep the flood conrol areas lower so if it floods people have alot more time too get out. And if the so called lakes were lower it might not be so rough too get through when it does flood but I know people with alot of money need too have a place or their boats so take them to some place where middle class doesnt have to lose all their belongings and maybe family. I live in a town south of Des Moines,Iowa Moines,Iowa

United States

#2 Jan 28, 2014
Glad the floods are over

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