Nevada Flood Awareness Week recognized with event at Gardnerville Community Center | Carson City Nevada News

Event date:

November 15, 2022 – 3:00 p.m.

MINDEN – Douglas County and the State of Nevada are hosting an educational event to educate citizens about flood preparedness and safety during Flood Awareness Week, Nov. 13-19, 2022. This year’s event will have held Tuesday, November 15, from 3 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the North Room of the Douglas County Seniors and Community Center.

Douglas County Staff, Nevada Water Resources Division, Army Corps of Engineers, Carson Water Sub Conservation District, FEMA National Flood Insurance Program, River Wranglers and the National Weather Service will be on hand and available to respond to a variety of flood-related issues. questions.

The Douglas County Community and Senior Center is located at 1329 Waterloo Ln, Gardnerville.

“We encourage residents to attend and speak with our staff about flood preparedness as winter approaches,” said Courtney Walker, Douglas County Stormwater Program Manager. “We’re here to answer your map questions and provide information to help you better prepare for flooding.

Residents are encouraged to attend the Flood Awareness Week event to learn about the Carson River Floodplain Physical Map Review, Smelter Creek Map Review, of Pinenut Creek, flood control construction projects at Johnson Lane, and flood control planning for Buckeye Creek and Pinenut Creek. as well as to learn more about the Stormwater Maintenance Division and receive information on how you can prepare for a flood. Douglas County has set up a webpage dedicated to local flood information.

The most up-to-date county flood project and flood protection information can be found at: http://www.douglascountynv.gov/.

There will be several agency kiosks with information and interactive displays such as flood and watershed models.

For more Nevada flood information and additional resources, please visit nevadafloods.org. We look forward to seeing many people at this event.

Jill E. Washington