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Iowa Flood of 2008: Part Two

Well, sandbagging at the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU) has ground to a halt. Not only has Cedar Rapids been in the news, but Iowa City as well. Especially, all the volunteer efforts on the University of Iowa campus. I took a short bike ride around the Iowa Memorial Union in an attempt to determine just how bad this could get.

The basin area along the Iowa River is going to take a serious hit if the river rises another couple of feet. It’s not just the IMU, Main Library and the Art Building that are at risk. The water-treatment facility along the Iowa River near Burlington could also be drowned. If that gets flooded, then our water supply will be seriously affected.

More pictures around the Iowa Memorial Union are here.

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