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Learn from the history of recent local flooding

Feb 28, 2017 - Kyle Keanan, Riverton


The saying about history is "those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it." That is good wisdom for later this year when all the snow in the mountains starts to melt.

It flooded already in February, which is still the winter, in places it doesn't usually flood. So when spring and summer come, will we be ready for bigger floods in those same places? Learn from history.

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