Listen: Repairing levees damaged by Midwest flooding could cost billions
"On this first night of spring. The governor of I awards that midwest floods are just getting started Levy systems in the region are overwhelmed reports correspondent, Don daler from Hamburg Iowa. The army corps of engineers took to the air to get a look at the flooding in Hamburg, Iowa what they saw stunned up the entire town of six hundred homes covered in water. Major General Scott Spelman. What did you see on your side assessment system that was overwhelmed? So this this levee system was conducted. I built back in the nineteen fifties and nineteen sixties and it's completely inundated. According to the army corps, two hundred miles of levees across four states were compromised by this flooding repairing them. Them could cost billions the flooding has been blamed for at least three deaths to in Nebraska one in"