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Flooding in Townsend TN

12/14/2020 (Permalink)

Wet carpet after flooding in Townsend Saturated carpet after the Little River over-flowed into a customers basement in Townsend TN. This flooding was caused by days of consistent raining.

According to the National Weather Service (NOAA) "Approximately seventy-five percent of all Presidential disaster declarations are associated with flooding." NOAA lists the most common flood hazards in the United States as:

Flash Flooding
River Flooding
Storm Surge and Coastal Inundation from Tropical and Non-Tropical Systems
Burn Scars/Debris Flows (Caused by Wildfires)
Ice/Debris Jams
Dry Wash (Caused by heavy rainfall in dry areas)
Dam Breaks/Levee Failure

Just because you haven't experienced a flood doesn't mean you won't in the future. In fact, 20% of all claims paid by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) were for policies in low-risk communities. On average, flood cost $3.5 billion in annual losses in the U.S., and commercial flood claims average more than $75,000 (NFIP).

When catastrophic water damage happens to you, SERVPRO of Blount County can help. They can help you prepare ahead of time with an Emergency Ready Profile (ERP) , or respond immediately to any size disaster to begin cleanup and restoration to get you back in business as soon as possible.

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