Davenport Has Activated Flood Plan-Again
A rise in river levels has influenced Davenport's decision to activate its flood plan according to the city's Public Works Department Facebook page.
The current Mississippi River level is 13.7 feet and is expected to hover near 14 feet through next week.
Minor flooding is possible if heavy rains arrive in the coming days.
S. Concord Street has been closed between River Drive and Wapello Avenue. Water is over sections of the road.
The Compost Facility can be reached by taking Rockingham Road/Iowa 22 to Wapello Avenue to Railroad Avenue.
Pumps have been set and gates closed in low-lying areas
Crews are monitoring conditions and prepared to respond as needed.
Flood Warning continues for the Wapsipinicon River near DeWitt until Monday night.
Early today the Wapsi was at 11 feet and falling. Flood stage is 11 feet. No flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast according to a QC Times report.