Flooded East Cape Girardeau prepares for more rain

EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU, IL — A Southern Illinois community is still surrounded by water. Neighbors in East Cape Girardeau are keeping their homes dry using sandbags. With more rain on the way, they’re hoping the sandbags will hold off further flooding. Charles Curtis is feeling optimistic about the floodwater across the street from his home.…

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Rigaud resident says Quebec-made barrier saved home from flooding

Rigaud resident says Quebec-made barrier saved home from flooding

As some Rigaud residents were assessing damage from another devastating Spring flood, Robert Bergeron and his wife were doing yard work at their waterfront home. “There was no damage at all on the property,” Bergeron told Global News. Bergeron said the 2017 floods caused about $150,000 worth of damage to his house. The entire basement,…

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Tiger Dam Flood Barrier

Tiger Dam installed in Lemmon Valley

LEMMON VALLEY, Nev. (KOLO) – Just after noon on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, crews began another phase of installing the Tiger Dam along the west side of Swan Lake. The water-filled rubber tubes are sitting on private property that has avoided flood waters from the lake for the past two years. “Exactly,” says Dianna Ryan…

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