City of Bellevue Flood Update for Thursday, March 14, 2019

  • 14 March 2019
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City of Bellevue Flood Update for Thursday, March 14, 2019

The City of Bellevue Public Works Department has the following updates regarding the current flooding situation in Bellevue.

  • Haworth Park is closed to all public access right at the main entrance of the park off of Mission Avenue. Entering Haworth Park past the barricades either by vehicle or by foot is unlawful and will be considered trespassing.
  • The RV Park at Haworth Park is completely underwater and the high water level continues south along the NRD trail.
  • Currently the Missouri River Level is near 29.39 feet and forecast to peak at 34.2 feet on Saturday
  • Water is also rising on the west side of the levy near the baseball fields
  • Papillion Sanitation has moved the recycling containers at Haworth over to the American Hero's Park in the football fields parking lots
  • The Papio-Missouri River NRD is working with city crews on setting up pumps on the trail where the Brown River meets the Missouri River. City crews will be pumping water out of this area 24 hours a day until the threat subsides.
  • The water levels on the Papio Creek in Bellevue seem to be down significantly since yesterday
  • Sarpy County is advising that all citizens living in the vicinity of the Platte River should take precautions now and be ready to evacuate at a moment's notice. The National Weather Service is reporting a water surge moving down the Platte. Continue to monitor official sources for updates.
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