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The City strives to keep its residents safe before, during, and after flood events.
Our flood response protocol is based on weather conditions of flood watch, flood warning, and water depth at multiple gauges. The protocol and inundation maps can be viewed on the Health and Safety page.
Our sand bag and evacuation sites are activated on weather conditions of flood watch and flood warning. Details are listed on this Public Works page.
The Clive Public Library has a Flood Protection Library available in the Reference Area. Click here for library hours, address, and contact information.
You can follow these links to the State of Iowa Department of Public Health for information about a number of topics.
- Mold in the home
- FAQ for Mold
- Flood-related Disease and Precautions, including how to deal with pets, water damaged personal items, discarding sandbags, and mold
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has two publications of interest for protecting people that are specific to flooding.
- Elevated Residential Structures is a manual for anyone building in flood-prone areas.
- Protecting Building Utility Systems From Flood Damage is a publication that supports buildings being re-occupied and fully operational quickly after a flood.