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The Times
  • PREPARING FOR FLOODS

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  • Private Homeowners
    * Move utilities out of the basement and/or to higher floor.
    * Install flood vents in the basement to allow water to enter and exit without causing damage to the foundation.
    Municipalities
    * Establish retention basins.
    * Install levees or floodwalls.
    * Restore wetlands.
    Source: Janet Thigpen, flood mitigation specialist for the Southern Tier Central Regional Planning and Development Board, O-D archives
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