Great Flood of 1993

Anthony Figueroa, Austin Brown

Research

  • Date of flood was from April to October 1993
  • Location: Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North & South Dakota, Wisconsin
  • Flood control measures: Levees, Dams, Flood walls, Sandbags
  • Over 5,000 meals were given to support the flood victims

FACTS!

Additional Facts

  1. 32-50 people were killed during this time period
  2. 15-20 billion dollars in damage, one of the most costly in flood history
  3. The 1993 flood surpassed the 1927 flood, at the time the largest flood ever recorded on the Mississippi