Studies Warned of Huntington Floods; Urged Protection

Damage.JPG Cranes and garbage trucks pick up trash taken from a house as residents and volunteers work to clean in Huntington after flood waters ravaged the neighborhood in June. (Mark Gong)

Studies conducted in 1977 and 1982 both concluded that flood protection measures were appropriate for the Huntington neighborhood that suffered $10 million in damages during the heavy rains last month. But studies were ignored and no action was taken. The story is in today's Metro section.

By  |  July 24, 2006; 10:54 AM ET  | Category:  Government , History , Neighborhoods , Public Safety , Weather
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