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Levee Laws to cause major flooding in area if passed

Posted on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 8:50 am


As winter begins to settle down and the calendar marks the beginning of spring, Lincoln County residents begin to wonder if this year, like last year, will bring high waters and flooding to much of the Missouri farming lands.

Plan H has been a back and forth battle between states and Missouri isn’t willing to give up without a fight.

If Illinois levee laws go into affect, that will allow the state to raise all their levees 0.5’ for construction along navigable rivers.

This will, in turn, result in even more water to be pushed down the Mississippi River and into the Lincoln County and St. Charles County floodplain and farming lands.
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