NEWS RESULTS FOR FLOOD DAMAGE:
Floodwaters rise in Northern Plains; crews restore power in Northeast
The Red River at Fargo, North Dakota, reached "major flood stage" early Wednesday as the National Guard and a small army of volunteers filled sandbags to keep the waters at bay.
Montpelier appeals water damage decision
The city has filed an appeal in a small claims case it lost last month for that amount, a case a city resident filed when a water main broke, flooded his basement and damaged property in February 2009
The Nation’s Big Water Repair Bill
A New York Times series, “Toxic Waters,” has chronicled the problems of the nation’s drinking water supply, from worsening chemical contamination to the crumbling networks of pipes that are costing local and state governments more and more to repair.
Second School Building of Day Is Evacuated Due to Water Damage and Flooding
On the first day back after a long spring break, school officials at Public School 115 on West 177th Street in Washington Heights found that water damage had caused part of the ceiling in a couple of classrooms to tumble down.
Because floods can wreak wide and catastrophic destruction, few carriers provided flood insurance until 1968, when Congress created the National Flood Insurance Program
Expired National Flood Insurance Program Forces Thousands to Delay Home Closings
Thousands of people trying to buy new homes have held off on closing their deals because they have no flood insurance.
Water main break floods Queens streets
The 12-inch main broke near the intersection of 140th Avenue and 159th Street, flooding basements on several blocks and filling the streets with at least four feet of water, the station reported.
Flood of the Century
Severe storms in the Northeast have left the worst flooding in New England in a century, chasing hundreds from their homes. As Whit Johnson reports, the river crested at almost 21 feet.