Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Silver Jackets study to begin

Survey will run July 18-29

Hartley residents need not fret if they see an unmarked pickup creeping through town over the next two weeks.

Iowa Silver Jackets will conduct its floodplain study of the City With a Heart July 18-29. The observation will consist of a hydraulic analysis of overland flows in Hartley and evaluate flood risk throughout the town based on current conditions and structure elevations.

According to a news release from Iowa Silver Jackets, initial project activities include data collection and site reconnaissance. The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will be surveying multiple locations in...