Living on the river, I have been concerned about the leaking dams up river. The Corps of Engineers issued maps showing how high the water would reach in case of a breach. This house, though on a high bluff,
They are 50+ years old.
Examples of our deteriorating infrastructure.
Happily, repairs have begun on them. Hopefully, in the future there will be the issue of maintenance addressed, which was not done over decades for that levee. Congressmen not of the area would not bote for funding as they had their own areas to worry about.
Folks talk about Katrina. But they forget that there are lots of communities that would also be devastated if a dam broke.
The Corps of Enginers told us we would have about a 6 hour warning.