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Posted on: June 21, 2018

[ARCHIVED] City of Rock Island Flood Preparations

Caution Walk Bicycle Across Hose sign

The City of Rock Island is preparing for the rising Mississippi River. Several water pump discharge hoses will be placed across the Rock Island portion of the bike path. The hose locations will be marked.

The City of Rock Island is preparing for the rising Mississippi River.  

Several water pump discharge hoses will be placed across the Rock Island portion of the bike path.  The hose locations will be marked.  Please use caution when crossing over the hoses.  

City staff is implementing the flood strategy plan as the river rises which includes installing pumps and closing gatewells.

Rock Island follows the National Incident Management System procedures whenever faced with major weather challenges.  The City’s Incident Command Team meets weekly and responds as needed to flooding.

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