Keeping Your Family Flood Safe

  1. Make a family disaster plan for floods, earthquakes and fires.
  2. Buy a battery operated radio or TV and keep new batteries on hand.
  3. Learn where your emergency kit, battery operated radio and flashlights are kept.
  4. Never walk or bike through rising flood waters.
  5. Don't go watch rising creeks and flood water, it's not safe.
  6. Keep neighborhood storm drains clear of leaves and debris.
  7. Never be a gawker & get in the way of work crews when it's flooding.
  8. Use sandbags to protect your home from rising water.

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