Hamburg Iowa Levee Breaks
June 16, 2011 by USA Post
Hamburg Iowa Levee Breaks, Gov. Terry Branstad of Iowa visited Hamburg on Wednesday night, while construction crews were rushing to complete a temporary dam near the city. When finished, the dam is the only thing that stands between the city and the waters are moving from a tax violated. During his visit, Governor Branstad as all businesses has a look first hand the work in the new dam. Branstad Before the visit, the people of Hamburg learned new information about their situation in a town meeting. If it breaks new earth barricade, city leaders say people have only a few minutes if not seconds to leave the road.
It’s a disaster that is making many people angry at Hamburg.
We asked the governor of Iowa, if they have a right to be upset with the way the Federal Government has the Missouri River.
“I know there are a number of people concerned with how the amount of water that is released twice has never been done before and why was not anticipated from previous heavy snow,” said Governor Branstad. “We’re a thoughtful and systematic review and determine how these things can be avoided in the future.”
The water broke and turned the main channel just south of the
Missouri, Iowa border on Monday had advanced to within 500 meters of temporary protection floodwall Hamburg on Wednesday.
The era is expected to reach the hotel on Thursday,
Said Robert Michaels, the Corps of Engineers official who has overseen the construction of the new dam.
The river has been rising for weeks while shooting the body of increasing amounts of water from upstream dams to clear the rain and the heavy spring thaw. Released at the Gavins Point Dam in South Dakota hit the maximum quantity of 150,000 cubic meters of water every second Tuesday and the body had no intention of reducing the amount which is the release of their prey until August at least.
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