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Ottawa Tops State and Region in Flood Prep

By Brent Bader The Times    Ottawa, Illinois      March 15, 2019 Strategic buyout plan saved city $9.5M in damage avoidance There are few people in Ottawa who know more about flooding than [...]

March 19th, 2019|

FEMA recognizes City of Ottawa for flood prevention and response efforts

Residents to see significant discounts on flood insurance premiums March 14, 2019 Ottawa residents will soon receive a 40 percent discount on their flood insurance premiums as a result of the city’s extensive efforts to [...]

March 19th, 2019|

You Can Submerge Ottawa-On Your Computer that is

You can submerge Ottawa — on your computer, that is Charles Stanley,, 815-431-4063 Mar 16, 2016 Buy Now On a new National Weather Service web page, Ottawa Building Official Mike Sutfin points out the [...]

February 9th, 2018|

REZIN: Flood alliance helps keep us dry

Published in the Times July 20, 2017 To the Editor: Illinois is seeing firsthand the havoc flooding creates for people in Northern Illinois. Four counties have been declared disaster areas as the Fox River, Des [...]

December 20th, 2017|