NPR logo Midwest Marks Anniversary of 1993 Flood


Midwest Marks Anniversary of 1993 Flood

Listen to All Things Considered audio
Only Available in Archive Formats.

Ten years ago, water pouring over the banks of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers took 50 lives and caused nearly $20 billion in damage. Despite the continued risk of flooding, areas affected by the 1993 flood have seen aggressive development. Hear Tom Weber of member station KWMU and Sara Shipley of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.