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Green River and Howard Hanson Dam – Getting Ready for Potential Emergencies

September 29, 2009

For more information contact:

Gregg Zimmerman, Public Works Administrator 425-430-7311
Preeti Shridhar, Communications Director 425-430-6569

Briefing to City Council, Committee of the Whole, 5:30 p.m. October 5

City of Renton Public Works Department, Fire & Emergency Services Department, and other city staff  will present a special briefing to Renton City Council, City Council Chambers, Committee of the Whole, to provide information on the potential flooding in the Green River Valley, the impacts to Renton, who and what could be affected, the city’s preparedness efforts and what businesses and citizens can do to be prepared.  Representatives from the city’s Public Works Department, Fire & Emergency Services Department and other staff will provide information and resources.

The presentation will be telecast live and replayed throughout the week on the city's cable Channel 21, viewable within the Renton City limits.  The presentation can also be viewed live and via video archive on the city’s website at rentonwa.gov.