Flood mitigation options discussed
May 24, 2023
There’s no escaping flood risks in La Conner, but there are temporary and permanent options that can improve the odds of successfully managing future high-water events like last December’s that caused nearly $2 million in damages.
Those options are spelled out in a flood mitigation report from engineer Evan Henke and presented to the Town’s Emergency Management Commission at Maple Hall May 9 by Public Works Director Brian Lease.
“This plan,” wrote Henke, of David Evans and Associates, “is intended to be a ‘living’ document that is frequently revised and amended as addition...