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Responses: Floods

Fraser Valley, B.C.

In a single week in mid-November 2021, torrential rain caused a series of floods and mudslides in multiple parts of B.C. In the Fraser Valley the flooding damage to farmland and surrounding towns and cities is estimated to exceed $1-billion. The...

A man sprays off concrete to clean up the dirt left by flood water.
Crisfield, MD

October 29, 2021 a significant flooding event happened along the eastern shores of Maryland in Somerset and Dorchester Counties. It impacted the Crisfield and Cambridge areas of the State. The reason for the flood was high tide, full moon and windy...

Princeton, B.C.

In mid-November 2021, a series of floods impacted multiple regions of B.C. In Princeton, the flooding lead to nearly 300 homes placed under evacuation order and flooded. MDS Canada was able to respond quickly and began a clean up response in early...

WV Bridges

Several flood events in the spring of 2015 damaged over 300 private stream crossings (bridges) in southwest West Virginia. Homeowners who cross streams to get to their homes are either driving through the stream bed, using a neighbor’s bridge if...

McAllen, TX

Flooding: In June 2018, a sudden severe storm dumped heavy rains on the mesas north of McAllen, TX, and swept into the tributaries to the Rio Grande River. This freak storm created flooding where not typically expected, as the affected homes were not...