Active weather has changed projected and actual river levels.  The Mississippi is now forecast to crest at 15.9 FT on Tuesday, October 9.  River levels are expected to hover between 15 and 15.9 FT before beginning to fall below 15 FT late next week.

The current river level is 15.12 FT. 

Based on the current and projected river levels, the following flood impacts and measures have been or will occur in the coming days.

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Recent rainfall has resulted in higher river levels, causing the city to activate its flood plan.  The Mississippi River level is currently 12.86ft and predicted to reach 14.9ft on Friday, September 7.  Should the predicted crest remain at or below 14.9ft there will be little inconvenience or impact to the public.

Flood measures being implemented this week based on the current river level projection are:

The following notice is from Public Works.  Starting today, Monday, March 19, the right northbound lane of Brady St will be closed between River Drive and 2nd Street, and 2nd St heading east from Main to Brady will be reduced to one lane of traffic.

Community Planning staff have asked me to remind you about the neighborhood meeting for the Rockingham Road Corridor Zoning Enhancements.  It is set for 6PM at the Roosevelt Community Center, tomorrow, Thursday, March 15.  Property owners, neighbors and other stakeholders are invited to attend a discussion of zoning regulations designed to enhance the Rockingham Road corridor.

Four delegates from Carlow County, Ireland will visit Davenport March 14-20 to learn from city leaders and citizens as well as sharing best practices and resources from their communities. The Carlow delegation include:

Dan McInerney - the Director of Services for County Carlow
Michael Doran - an elected official on their County Council
Eileen Brophy - Director of the Delta Center Sensory Garden, President of Carlow Rotary

on Thursday, February 8, at 10AM Davenport Fire will host a media event to announce an upcoming smoke alarm initiative. The media event will take place at the Five Seasons Trailer Park, 5112 Fairmount.  At that time, Davenport Fire Lt.

Well, the City of Davenport Parks and Recreation Department has the perfect spot for you to visit.  It’s a big indoor sandbox at the Roosevelt Community Center, 1220 Minnie Avenue.  

Today, Jim Bickford, Davenport Interim Fire Chief, is pleased to announce that Capt. Jim Morris has been promoted to Assistant Chief/Fire Marshal.   Morris has served as Interim Fire Marshal since October 2017 following the unexpected death of Fire Marshal Mike Hayman.  

The work being performed is the first phase of the Duck Creek South Interceptor Rehabilitation Project and includes cleaning and inspecting the sewer main located along the south side of Duck Creek. The contractor will be using the bike path for access, but the path should remain open for use during this phase.

The first is the State of the City.  It is scheduled for Monday, February 5 at the Rhythm City Casino.  Mayor Klipsch will speak about economic development accomplishments, the city's improved financial footing, partnerships and the future of the riverfront at this annual event. 

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