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How Likely Is a 100-Year Rainfall Event During the Next Ten Years?

AE523/AE523 by Young Gu Her, William Lusher, and Kati MigliaccioApril 8th, 2018

Practices to Minimize Flooding Damage to Commercial Vegetable Production

SS425/SL 206 by Guodong Liu, Yuncong Li, Xiangju FuJune 19th, 2022A UF/IFAS numbered Fact Sheet for Commercial audience(s). in support of UF/IFAS Extension program: Plant Systems

Private Wells 101: Bacterial Contamination and Shock Chlorination

SS700/SL487 by Yilin Zhuang and Mary LuskFebruary 15th, 2021

Sources of Information on Flood-Resistant Design and Construction

DH203/DH203 by Michael T. Olexa, Jana Caracciolo, and Lauren GrantDecember 8th, 2019

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After the Storm: Flooded Landscapes

Theresa BadurekAugust 31st, 2023Was your landscape swamped by the recent hurricane? Many plants in the landscape are not tolerant of standing water, especially salty or brackish water. Under these conditions the roots cannot get oxygen and essentially the root system suffocates. Some plants can tolerate up to a week or so flooded, while others will be damaged after […]

How Manatee County Residents Can Prepare for a Hurricane

Nelly NelsonAugust 9th, 2023The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1st through November 30th, and if you live or work in Manatee County Florida, here is how Manatee County residents can prepare for a hurricane.   Sign Up for Alert Manatee If you live or work in Manatee County, you’ll want to sign up for Alert Manatee! You’ll […]

PSA: Septic system maintenance after flooding

Tory MooreMay 8th, 2023Developed by UF/IFAS Extension regional specialized water resources agents Yilin Zhuang and Andrea Albertin During floods or heavy rains, the soil around a septic tank and drainfield can get waterlogged, and wastewater from the septic system can’t drain through the soil. Help avoid major problems with your system by following these guidelines when flooding occurs: […]

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