Its Flood season in Southeastern Idaho, so here is a few tips for you to do after the flood has happened to better prepare you and your family for when a flood happens.
Tip 1: Remain away from evacuated area until public health officials and building inspectors have given approval.
Tip 2: Check for structural damage before entering.
Tip 3: Make sure electricity is off, watch for electrical wires.
Tip 4: Do not use open flam as a light source because of the possibility of escaping gas. Use flashlights, and beware of dangerous sparks. Do not use food contaminated by floodwater.
Tip 5: Test drinking water for suitability with test kits.
Tip 6: Avoid walking in floodwater, and do not let your children play in the floodwater.