Douglas County Hosts Flood Awareness Event

Douglas County Hosts Flood Awareness Event
Posted on 10/23/2020
Douglas County Hosts Flood Awareness EventMinden, NV — Douglas County and the State of Nevada is hosting an in person educational event to inform citizens on flood preparation on November 17, 2020 from 3-4:30pm in the Ranch View Room of the Douglas County Community and Senior Center. The event will include both an in person and virtual option. Stormwater Program Manager Courtney Walker will be presenting on the Johnson Lane Area Drainage Master Plan Implementation, Numbers Fire Pinenut Creek debris flow/sediment basin project, and the Ruhenstroth Area Drainage Master Plan and floodplain mapping update project. The presentations will be posted online and a link will be provided following the event on the Douglas County YouTube Channel.

Douglas County Stormwater Staff, East Fork Fire Protection District, Carson Water Subconservancy District, and River Wranglers, will be on site and available to answer a variety of flood related questions. FEMA National Flood Insurance Program, National Weather Service, and the Nevada Division of Water Resources will be available virtually to answer questions related to flood insurance, state programs and the upcoming winter forecast.

“Every year we take this opportunity to partner with our local and state agencies to bring the most current information and issues about flooding to residents of Douglas County,” said Douglas County Stormwater Program Manager, Courtney Walker. “We want to be here to answer any questions and help better prepare our residents for any future flooding.

For more information on flooding in Nevada and additional resources please visit www.nevadafloods.org.

Face coverings are required for entry, temperatures will be checked and attendees will be asked to maintain 6 feet of social distancing.

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