DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 17, 2019) — Scott County Secondary Roads and Scott County Conservation, in partnership with the Waste Commission of Scott County, will be assisting residents of unincorporated Scott County impacted by the recent Mississippi River and Wapsipinicon River flooding with flood debris collection. Collection will begin on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 and proceed through the county as outlined below.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 5, 2019) — Beginning Tuesday, June 5, the coordination of flood volunteer and requests for assistance will be transitioning from Scott County EMA’s Volunteer Hotline to the following partners:

Volunteer Opportunities:

To volunteer, register with the following agencies:

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 4, 2019) — The Davenport Public Library is excited to announce a brand-new service for busy Davenport residents who may not have time to stop by the Library, but still want to use the Library’s online resources!

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 30, 2019) — The State of Iowa has announced that individuals in Scott County impacted by the severe weather (heavy rains, hail, wind-damage, and flash-flooding) beginning May 17, 2019 and on-going, may be eligible for assistance from the State of Iowa through The Iowa Assistance Grant Program and The Disaster Case Management Program.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 28, 2019) — The Flood Assistance Center event scheduled for Wednesday, May 29, 2019. at the former Office Max building near Northpark Mall is being postponed due to rising flood-waters and response needed by participating agencies. This event will be rescheduled at a later date.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 24, 2019) — The National Weather Service in the Quad Cities is reporting that the continued rainfall, saturated ground-conditions, and the potential for several rounds of thunderstorms over the weekend, will lead to rising river levels. The Mississippi River is continuing to rise and potentially increase to a level between 20.5 feet and 23 feet at the Rock Island location as soon as May 31 (see second link below). As a result of this information:

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 30, 2019)  The next meeting of the Quad Cities Flood Resiliency Alliance will be held on May 30, 2019 at 1:30PM in the City Hall Community Room in Riverdale, Iowa. The Alliance is open to the public and is a forum for timely and educational information on flood-prevention, mitigation, flood-insurance, and flood-plain management.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 20, 2019) — City of Davenport will observe Memorial Day as a holiday on Monday, May 27th, 2019.

All City of Davenport offices & the Public Works Center will be closed.

Police Department front desk and records office will be closed.

Library Main, Fairmount and Eastern branches will be closed.

Parks and Recreation administrative offices will be closed.

River’s Edge and all golf courses will be open.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 20, 2019) — The Scott County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is hosting a town-hall meeting in Le Claire, Iowa on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, to discuss the aftermath of the Mississippi and Wapsipinicon floods, the needs of residents, and recovery steps that will take place in the upcoming weeks.

Residents living in the Le Claire, Princeton, and the unincorporated areas of Scott County impacted by the flooding are all invited to attend.

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (May 17, 2019) — After historic flooding in northern Illinois, including a record-breaking crest in Rock Island County, the State of Illinois is urging residents in and around the flood-zones to take precautions as the clean-up begins. As residents begin to return home, it is important that people in these areas protect themselves from disease and other environmental hazards often associated with flood-waters.