Johnstown Flood

Date Of Flood

May 31,1889



Rivers and involved

little Connemara rivers

Size of area afffecd

Four square mile of down town Johns-town were completely destroyed

Flood Control Measures That Were In Place.

Building of the south fork dam

How long did it take water to recede?

The bodies took weeks and cleaning up debris took months.

The three additional facts

1. 2,209 people died.

2. 1,600 homes were destroyed.

3. $17 million in property damage was done.