Great Flood of 1993
Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and WIsconsin.
Flood Control Measures
Levees and Flood walls
Nearly the entire Northwest was flooded.
How did they stopped the flood?
They lost a lot of running water so Redcross setup water stations.
- Approximately 100,000 homes were destroyed & 32 people died.
- Civil Air Patrol crews from 21 states served more than 5,000 meals to flood victims.
- They arrested James Scott for his role in causing the flood & he got life in prison.