Vermont Flooding Update

The waters are gradually receding, and northern Vermont residents are cleaning up after the recent flooding, including a record Lake Champlain flood level.

Media reports on the flooding and its aftermath:

Burlington Free Press: Receding lake level reveals a world of damage (13 MAY 11)

Burlington Free Press: Floods bring out the best in volunteers (12 MAY 11)

Burlington Free Press: Groundwater floods South Burlington basements (11 MAY 11)

Burlington Free Press: FEMA gauging Lake Champlain flood damage in Vermont (10 MAY 11)

Burlington Free Press: Lake Champlain floods slow to retreat (9 MAY 11)

Burlington Free Press: One outlet for lake means a long-lasting flood for Vermont (9 MAY 11)

Burlington Free Press: Without flood insurance, Vermonters left high and ‘dry’ (8 MAY 11)

Burlington Free Press: Volunteers fill sandbags to help homeowners shore up flood defenses (8 MAY 11)

Burlington Free Press: Lake Champlain’s high waters are rife with winners and losers (8 MAY 11)

Mountain Gazette: Torrential rain wreaks havoc on area roads in Cambridge, Jericho and Underhill (5 MAY 11)

Burlington Free Press: Buzz Hoerr Essay on Lake Champlain: ‘The New Normal’ (8 MAY 11)

Burlington Free Press: ‘I have a war to fight here’ (7 MAY 11)

YouTube: Lake Champlain Flood Destruction (7 MAY 11)

YouTube: Flood at Lake Champlain (5 MAY 11)

YouTube: Lake Champlain Causeway Flooded 5-5-11 (5 MAY 11)

YouTube: Lake Champlain Flood 2011 (29 APR 11)

Background information:

Vermont Department of Health: Before and After a Flood

Vermont Emergency Management: Safety Tips for Returning Home After a Flood

Vermont Emergency Management: Flood Recovery – What Communities and Individuals Should be Doing Now

Previous Posts:

New England F/R/EMS News Notes: Record Lake Champlain Flooding Update (7 MAY 11)

New England F/R/EMS News Notes: Flooding Hits Northern Vermont (29 APR 11)

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