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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Levee Monitoring and Flood Patrol Class

Are you interested in assisting local diking districts with levee monitoring during flood events?  You're in luck!  There will be a free class on Tuesday, November 27th from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Cowlitz County Training Center at 1942 1st Ave in Longview.  This class will teach participants the following: 
  • The basic requirements, duties and equipment necessary to be an effective levee monitor.
  • Levee monitoring terminology, inspecting and reporting protocol.
  • Critical issues affecting levees during flood events.
  • How to effectively apply these skills in a hands-on field exercise.
If you are interested in signing up for this class, please call DEM at 577-3130 or email

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