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Flood & water

Prepare for flood - 2011

Extension phone lines

Farm Information Line
1-800-232-9077, fil@umn.edu
Mon–Fri, 8:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
General flood questions; voicemail afterhours

AnswerLine

1-800-854-1678 (MN area codes only)
Mon–Fri, 9 a.m.–noon and 1 p.m.–4 p.m.
Household issues: cleaning and cooking safely

flooded field

Other phone information

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Clean-up and hazards

Cleaning your home after a flood video

Cleaning your home after a flood

First consideration is safety: check structural damage, electricity and ductwork before cleaning — University of Minnesota Extension
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Water, moisture

Fungi, mold, mildew

Septic systems

More on Housing Clean-up after a disaster.

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Food and Water

Septic cleaning video

Cleaning your well and septic after a flood

Hire a certified septic professional to assess tank and soil treatment area. Also check for compliance. — University of Minnesota Extension
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More on Food & Water safety during and after a disaster.

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Caregivers of Children

Internet resources

Curriculum and lesson plans

More on Family recovery, including disaster planning, helping others cope, and stress and grief.

Finances

More on Finances and recovery after a disaster, and getting through tough times.
More prepare and recover resources for your Family.

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Farm

Livestock

Crops

More on Farm disaster planning and recovery for livestock, crops, equipment and debris.

More on Horticulture practices in landscapes, trees, lawns, and shoreland.

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Climatology

Minnesota Climatology Working GroupState Climatology Office, DNR Division of Ecological and Water Resources, and the University of Minnesota — Current climate conditions and latest weather developments.

Lakes, Rivers and Streams

Watershed and floodplain management

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Flood preparation

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