Johnston flood

kaylam

date of flood

1889

location

johnstown dennsylvamia

rivers involved

litte conemaug

flood control measures that were place

south damn m Brock

how long did it tack water to recede

it took five yares to fix

three additional facts

1.On may 31, the residents were unaware of the danger that steady raining

2.all of the water from lack Connemara rushed forward at 40 miles per hour sweeping

away everything in its path

3.The flood killed more then 2,200 people