Seattle (Vocus) September 9, 2009 –
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and State of Washington invite you to attend your choice of open houses to learn about active programs that address flooding and related concerns throughout the Chehalis River Basin.
Who: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, State of Washington, Chehalis River Basin Flood Authority, Chehalis Basin Partnership, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Geological Survey and National Weather Service.
What: The community will have the opportunity to meet representatives from federal, state, and local agencies responsible for the flood planning efforts in the basin. Each agency will have a station with information on their role in helping the community. However, no formal presentations are planned.
Where/When: To accommodate the community, there are three different meeting dates and locations.
- Sept. 16 - Swede Hall, 18543 Albany St. S.W., Rochester, 4 - 7 p.m.
- Sept. 23 - Montesano City Hall, 112 N. Main St., Montesano, 4 - 7 p.m.
- Sept. 30 - Centralia Middle School Gym, 901 Johnson Road, Centralia, 4 - 7 p.m.
Why: To update the community on the status of the many ongoing projects and studies aimed at reducing flood risks in the Chehalis River Basin.