Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Penn State Extension: Resources Available On Preventing, Recovering From Flood Damage

With most of Pennsylvania currently under flood warnings and flash flood watches due to the remnants of Hurricane Ida moving north across the country. 

Among the many risks that come with floods are contaminant dangers for your drinking water and potential back-ups of your wastewater. 

Before using them again, there are important measures to take to ensure your water systems are in working order. 

Penn State Extension has a few educational resources to better understand and recover from flooding--

-- Why Does My Community Flood More Than It Used To?

-- How To Observe Current Stream Flood Conditions Online

-- Before The Storm: Clear Stormwater Inlets To Minimize Flooding

-- Protecting Your Septic System From Flooding

-- After The Flood: Recovery Considerations For Rural Pennsylvanians

For more information, visit the Penn State Extension webpage.  Click Here to sign up for updates from the Extension.


-- Gov. Wolf/Agencies: Provide Update On Response To Remnants Of Hurricane Ida [11:00 a.m.]

-- Gov. Wolf: Signs Weather Emergency Declaration In Anticipation Of Widespread Flooding

Related Articles:

-- National Weather Service - State College: Updated Rainfall Forecast

-- PUC: Offers Safety Tips As Remnants Of Hurricane Ida Approach 

-- DEP: Storm And Flood Recovery Fact Sheets And Information

-- DCNR: To Close Some State Park, Forest Campsites Wednesday, Thursday Ahead Of Heavy Rain From Tropical Depression Ida  

[Posted: September 1, 2021] PA Environment Digest

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