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2008 Iowa floods

This is a discussion on 2008 Iowa floods within the A Kodak Moment: not necessarily plants... forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; If you would like to see what some of Iowas roads looked like during the ...

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    Default 2008 Iowa floods

    If you would like to see what some of Iowas roads looked like during the heaviest of the flooding earlier this month, go to
    Flood Safety - Iowa DOT

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    I hope that you are safe and well. That is such a tragedy for all involved

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    That is horrible. I hope you and yours are all safe.

    Cheers,
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    The little town where I live in central Iowa, has had problems with flooding in the past. The city actually bought and moved a half dozen houses that were in the lowest area near our creek. I know of only one house that was surrounded on two sides with this years flooding. That, and water in the basements for some others. I had a trickle of rain water running from my outside basement entrance over to my sump pump, so nothing major. My birds like to play in water when they get a chance. At the moment, I have them all caged at least 2 feet up off the floor as I would prefer to know what is in the water they are playing in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cindiras View Post
    The little town where I live in central Iowa, has had problems with flooding in the past. The city actually bought and moved a half dozen houses that were in the lowest area near our creek. I know of only one house that was surrounded on two sides with this years flooding. That, and water in the basements for some others. I had a trickle of rain water running from my outside basement entrance over to my sump pump, so nothing major. My birds like to play in water when they get a chance. At the moment, I have them all caged at least 2 feet up off the floor as I would prefer to know what is in the water they are playing in.
    Yes, that sounds safe. I am sure there are lots of things they don't need in the flood water.

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