Tag archive for ‘flood’
By Charlie Sahner On Friday, October 12th, 2018

Reservoirs upstream of the Delaware River are at capacity. Time to worry?

Geese seek shelter during one of the many Delaware River floods. With two of the three New York City drinking water reservoirs upstream of the Delaware River at or over capacity, should those of us living and working More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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‘Significant Rises’ Along Delaware River Likely, Although Flooding Not Expected

Debris in the Delaware River earlier this week. With a flood watch covering Eastern Pennsylvania, along with Central and Northern New Jersey, forecasters at the National Weather Service (NWS) are focusing on how More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, April 3rd, 2017

New Hope Police Warn of Flood Potential; Urge Residents to Sign Up for Digital Alerts

(file) “There is the potential for some flooding over the next few days along the Delaware River,” advised the New Hope Police Department in a statement Monday. They urged citizens to sign up for ReadyNotifyPA, More...

By Staff On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Lambertville Residents to Get Flood Insurance Break Courtesy of FEMA

Lambertville announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has upgraded the City’s Community Rating from “Class 8” to “Class 7,” resulting in a 50% increase in the More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Flood watch focused more on streams and creeks than Delaware River level

The flood watch issued by the National Weather Service (NWS) for our area and beyond from Wednesday afternoon through Thursday afternoon is being caused by a combination of melting snow and what weather forecasters More...

By Staff On Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Public Meeting at Eagle Fire Company on changes to flood maps in New Hope

Citizens located in new flood zone may be required to obtain flood insurance  WHAT: Three area legislators will host a public meeting Nov. 21 in New Hope at which representatives of the Federal Emergency Management More...