The Great Flood of 1993
Date of Flood
Illionios, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Flood Control Measures That Were In Place
They used levees and artificial levees.
They also used the natural flood plains.
It took 4 months for the water to recede and the people to clean the 6 states.
Three Additional Facts
1. Cost of damage was about 15-20 billion dollars
2. Civil Air Patrol crews from 21 states served more than 5000 meals to flood victims
3. The government poured billions of pounds of sand covered homes