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How to Assess Flood Damage In Your Own Home

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Image from the 2008 flood in Cedar Rapids

56 Iowa counties have received a major emergency declaration due to significant flooding across the Midwest, with flood damage in the state estimated at $1.6 billion according to Governor Reynolds. How you can minimize the impact of flooding on your own home? 


  • Bill McAnally, home improvement specialist
Katelyn Harrop is a producer for IPR's River to River and Talk of Iowa
Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa