Spring Storms Can Bring Flooding
Unfortunately, we have seen our fair share of flooding in recent years here in Blount County. According to the National Weather Service Approximately, five percent of all Presidential disaster declarations are associated with flooding. Just because you haven’t experienced a flood doesn’t mean you won’t sometime in the future. About 20% of all claims paid by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) were for policies in low-risk communities. On average, floods cost $3.5 billion in annual losses in the United States.
The National Weather Service lists the following most common flood hazards:
- Flash Flooding
- River Flooding
- Dam Breaks/Levee Failure
- Dry Wash (Heavy Rainfalls in Dry Areas)
- Ice Damming
- Burn Scars/Debris Flows
- Storm Surge and Coastal Flooding from Tropical Storms
When catastrophic water damage happens to you, SERVPRO® of Blount County professionals can help at 865-982-2332.
We can respond to any size disaster to begin cleanup and restoration to get you back in your home or business as soon as possible.