FEMA Announcs $10 Million in Flood Recovery in Eastern Iowa

December 29, 2008

FEMA has announced it will give more than $10 million for flood-recovery projects in eastern Iowa. Projects in Lake Delhi, Iowa City, Anamosa, Bluffton and Cedar Falls will split the FEMA dollars.

Among those receiving funding are repairs to damaged flood walls and drainage pipes at the University of Iowa _ at a cost of $1.13 million, and more than $2 million to the Lake Delhi Recreation Association to dredge sites in Delaware County left filled with sediment after summer rain.

Also getting money are a project to repair equipment at the Streeter Power Generation Plant in Cedar Falls that was closed in June, and more than $1 million to the Iowa DNR to repair a flooded-out parking area at the Bluffton Canoe Landing.

Information from: The Des Moines Register,

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