Speak Up: How’s your flood safety knowledge?


May 15-19 was Delaware Flood Awareness Week, when the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency partnered to inform residents about flood risk, extreme weather and the importance of flood insurance and remediation. What’s the situation where you live, work and play in the state? Where is it flooding? Has it increased?

  • When I retired to lower, slower Delaware, I first checked flood maps and settled into western Dagsboro, where I am likely to avoid serious flooding. But too many Delaware residents are complacent about what’s coming. — Ted Spickler
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