Polk County Receives $7 Million Flood Hazard Mitigation Grant from FEMA

Winter flooding in Dolliver State Park, Iowa.
Photo by Iowa Spirit Walker, Flickr

Polk County, Iowa has received a $7 million flood hazard mitigation grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The grant is designed to fund long-term projects that provide protection from floods in Iowa’s most populous county, including the construction of four regional water retention basins and upgrades to the stormwater sewer system in Northeast Des Moines.

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