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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Storm in Granite City Illinois

8/19/2019 (Permalink)

Freak storm wasn’t only cause of flooding in Granite City. Here are the other problems.

SERVPRO of East Louisville sent a Storm Team to Granite City, Illinois to help cleanup after a freak storm sent flash flooding throughout the city.  Our crews are working hard to remove water, mud and other debris from homes after the flood waters rose out of control.  We specialize in this sort of cleanup and our crews are ready to help anyone affected by the water/storms.

Read the full article regarding the flash flooding in Granite City HERE

"Flash floods that closed roads and delayed the start of the school year in Granite City are being blamed on the perfect storm: torrential rain, an outdated and inadequate storm drainage system, and political finger pointing.

A thunderstorm dropped between 5 and 7 inches of rain on the central and northern areas of Granite City Sunday night and into Monday morning, flooding the city and turning its roads into waterways. The southern part of the city received roughly 4 inches of rain.

“There was a deluge of water in a short time and the area couldn’t drain fast enough,” Madison County Chairman Kurt Prenzler said. “It was storm on top of storm.”

  

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