The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By DOUG DODGE
Jefferson County DES and Fire Warden 

How to Prepare For Flooding

 


While Jefferson County has thankfully not experienced the historic flooding that neighboring counties have, their struggles are a sobering reminder to act now to prepare for flooding. Jefferson County has many areas that are vulnerable to this threat.

The first step is to purchase flood insurance. Federal assistance to private property owners due to flooding impacts is extremely rare, and even when it is provided, it usually is never enough to restore the property to its pre-flood condition.

Next, purchase sandbags and sand and have a way to fill them. The responsibility to protect privat...



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