MAY: Flooding

Teton County has experienced flash floods, flooding due to ice jams, and flooding after a dam failure-type incident that resulted in the infamous Kelly Flood. That’s why it’s important to be informed about flood safety. It is never safe to drive or walk into flood waters. Remember: Turn Around, Don’t Drown.

Take Action

Learn what to do:

  1. Before a Flood www.weather.gov/safety/flood-before
  2. During a Flood www.weather.gov/safety/flood-during 
  3. After a Flood www.weather.gov/safety/flood-after
  • Consider purchasing flood insurance: www.floodsmart.gov/
  • To report issues with levees, call Teton County Road & Levee at 307-733-7190.

Tip

Flood waters may contaminate your drinking water. If you are on a private well or spring, make sure to get your drinking water tested after a flood. Learn more from Teton County Environmental Health: https://tetoncountywy.gov/1079/Water-Lab

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