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Spring Flooding 2020

We know that when the winter snow melts, many areas of South Dakota will experience Spring flooding. View the information below to help prepare. 

Flooding Preparation for the Public 

  • https://bready.sd.gov/info/floodinfo.aspx
  • The South Dakota Department of Public Safety has put together valuable information for the general public.
    • Click here for the document entitled “Prepare NOW for Spring Flooding A Citizen’s Guide” 
  • Do you have flood insurance? 
    • It may not be too late… Learn more about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) at FloodSmart.gov
  • Information specifically for Older Adults and Caregivers

Flooding Preparation for Business Owners (other than agriculture) 

  • The South Dakota Department of Public Safety has put together valuable information for business owners.
    • Click here for the document entitled “Prepare NOW for Spring Flooding A Business Owner’s Guide”

Flooding Preparation for Business Owners (Agricultural) 

Spring Outlook Flood Map

Click here to see map from National Weather Service with flooding predictions. 

Hand County 


Sandbags:
If individuals are in need of sandbags, contact the County Emergency Manager, Arlen Gortmaker, (605) 204-0267 at handcounty.em@live.com

SDDOT Traffic Barricade Vendors (For Townships):
Signs and vendors can be obtained from the list of companies below: 
Traffic Services Company, Black Hawk, SD
     605-716-0250
     Company Contact
     605-391-5896
Dakota Traffic Services, LLC, Tea, SD
     605-368-9961
     After Hours: 605-941-0018 or 605-941-0019
Traffic Solutions Incorporated, Harrisburg, SD
     605-360-4958
3-D Specialties, Inc. 
     701-293-8599

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