City of Bettendorf, Iowa

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Flood Safety Tips

Remember, the river levels are expected to remain high during the crest and after. The following flood safety tips will help you remain safe during this time:

• Do not walk, swim, or drive through flood waters; 6 inches of fast moving water can sweet you away.
• Do not drink, cook, or wash clothing with flood waters.
• Stay away from downed power lines.
• Be aware of slips, trips, and falls near flooded areas.
• Be aware that the potential for flash flooding exists near rivers and streams.

Updates will continue to be posted to the Scott County Emergency Management Agency’s website,, and social media pages.