Flood Risk Awareness & Preparedness Workshop: March 6th


The City of Lewes Mitigation Planning Team, in partnership with Delaware Sea Grant, will hold a public workshop from 6:00 – 8:30 pm, Thursday, March 6, in Cannon Lab Room 104 at the University of Delaware’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes. Deputy Mayor Ted Becker will present opening remarks and Dr. Wendy Carey, Delaware Sea Grant’s coastal hazard specialist, will present information on understanding flood risk, including an overview of historic and current flood hazards in Lewes. Corporal Chatham Marsch, Lewes Police Department, and Darrin Gordon, Lewes Board of Public Works, will discuss how residents should prepare in advance of a flood emergency situation, and how the City of Lewes prepares for a flood event.  In commemoration of the 52nd anniversary of the March ’62 storm, a screening of the film “The ’62 Storm – Delaware’s Shared Response” will follow the presentation/discussion session. Lewes residents wishing to attend should contact Lisa Dorey at 645-4234 or via e-mail at by February 27.
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