Annual event helps residents and property owners prepare for flood risks
Are you prepared for flooding? Learn how you can take steps to protect your home and family. Join us for – A Flood of Information 2017: Preparing for Rising Water on the Rivers.
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
5440 SE Kellogg Creek Dr.
Milwaukie, OR 97222 map
The workshop will focus on the Clackamas and the Willamette rivers and tributaries. The event is open to all county residents, property owners and businesses interested in learning how to prepare for rising water conditions and emergencies in any flood-prone area.
Workshop education stations will include information on ways to minimize risk. Experts from local and federal agencies have been invited such as:
- Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
- USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
- National Flood Insurance Program
- City of Milwaukie
- North Clackamas Urban Watersheds Council
- The Wetlands Conservancy
- Disaster Management
- Transportation and Development
Historic and current information concerning the volatility and dangers associated with the rivers will be available, including stories and videos of past flood events, studies, surveys, the latest on flood insurance, maps and much more.
For more information about the event, contact Disaster Management's Jay Wilson at 503-723-4848 or firstname.lastname@example.org.