She kicked a pile of leaves from the branches where the floodwaters had deposited it a few weeks ago.
Such dams, supplemented by simple barriers made of dirt, were used to collect floodwaters and promote deep wetting of the ground.
There is a noticeable absence of formations in this section of the cave, no doubt due to the effect of the seasonal floodwaters.
Do not wade through high floodwaters; manhole covers may have lifted, leaving deep and dangerous unseen holes.
Essentially a catchment area for winter floodwaters, it is a very important site for birds.
floodwaters from the rivers that they dam.
You may have to pay more for the added protection, but when your home is carried away by floodwaters, you will be thankful.
Hundreds drowned or burned when the town was hit with floodwaters.
Other days I found animals that were not able to escape the rising floodwaters.
Disinfect hard surfaces, such as floors, walls and counters, that may have been contaminated by floodwaters.
Install backflow valves or plugs on drains, toilets and other sewer connections to prevent floodwaters from entering your home.
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