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City of Elko Flood Update Press Release – February 17
A small stream flood advisory is currently in effect until 12:15 p.m. on Saturday, February 18. Rain is expected in the Elko area throughout the weekend.
Team Rubicon is leading volunteer clean-up efforts this weekend. All volunteers wishing to assist are requested to meet at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 18th at Home Depot for registration. Team Rubicon will assist homeowners remove drywall, insulation, and carpeting that will eventually create a health hazard in the form of mold. Team Rubicon’s services are FREE, and all members are vetted and background checked. Team Rubicon will provide safety equipment and tools, thanks to a generous donation by Barrick Gold Nevada. Anyone requiring assistance with flood damage should call the Red Cross Resource Center, located at Elko Fire Station #2, 725 Railroad Street, (775) 340-4550. To learn more about Team Rubicon, please visit teamrubiconusa.org
Elko Sanitation will be servicing construction debris roll-off containers in flood-impacted areas throughout the weekend. If a roll-off container is filled to capacity, please utilize the nearest available roll-off container.
The City of Elko Building Department will be conducting inspections in the flood impacted area and can be reached at (775) 777-7220. NV Energy customers requiring assistance over the weekend should call (775) 834-4444 and follow the prompts. Southwest Gas customers requiring assistance should call 877-860-6020.
The City of Elko Emergency Operations Center was closed on February 15th. However, the Emergency Operations Center phone number, (775) 777-7320, will remain active until further notice.
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Contact: Curtis Calder, City Manager
Previous Press Releases:
February 17, 2017
February 16, 2017
February 15, 2017
February 14, 2017
February 13, 2017