Mar 1, 2023, 10:36 AM
Rivers, creeks, streams, and drainage ditches routinely convey water throughout Illinois. It's a picturesque scene - until the waterway cannot retain H20 produced by a heavy thunderstorm, sudden downpour, or melting ice and snow. Flooding occurs when excess water cannot get away. Floods are serious, and unfortunately, an all-too-common natural disaster. Click on the link learn about flood safety and develop a plan to handle flood-related property damage.