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Don’t Test the Waters, Johnson County – Community Flood Forum

May 30, 2012 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The “Don’t Test the Waters Johnson County—Community Flood Forum” is intended to provide relevant data to residents and business owners, empowering them to make informed decisions about their flood risks.

Agenda

Emcee: Terrence Neuzil, Johnson County, supervisor
Welcome: Angel Robinson, Iowa Insurance Division, consumer advocate

Presentations: 6 – 6:45 pm

Flood Insurance Resources for the Consumers
- Angel Robinson, Iowa Insurance Division, consumer advocate

Flood Forecasts: Preparation and Prevention Resources
- Maren Stoflet, National Weather Service, service hydrologist

WaterWatch/WaterAlert Program
- Kris Lund, U.S. Geological Survey, geographer and database manager

Upcoming Flood Information and Technology
- Witold Krajewski, Iowa Flood Center, director

Johnson County Flood Maps
- Ken Bouma, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, floodplain management program planner

Johnson County Flood Emergency Preparedness
- Dave Wilson, Johnson County Emergency Management Agency, coordinator

Iowa City Flood Protection and Prevention Efforts
- Jason Havel, City of Iowa City, civil engineer

Panel with Questions and Answers: 6:45 – 7:30 pm

Panelists will include the above representatives, as well as:
- Army Corps of Engineers: Kevin Landwehr, chief, Rock Island District Hydrology & Hydraulics

Residents are invited to have refreshments and cookies, visit agency booths and pick up informational materials at the forum.

 

 

Details

Date:
May 30, 2012
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Venue

National Guard Readiness Center
4540 Melrose Ave, Iowa City, IA United States