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Posted on: March 20, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Flooding Information

Flooding Info

From the Hardin County Environmental Health Department:

Please follow the link below for important information on dealing with flooding on your property. There is guidance on what to do if your septic system is flooded, how to properly clean and sanitize if your home has bee n affected by flood waters, how to keep pets safe from the effects of flooding, and more.

http://idph.iowa.gov/flooding 

If your private water well has come in contact with flood water, please immediately discontinue use of your water for all purposes, as it may be contaminated. Please contact the Environmental Health Department for guidance on how to continue use. As always, free water testing is available (but in these circumstances, may be contingent on disinfecting your well first).

sanitarian@hardincountyia.gov | (641) 939-8135

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