River Monitoring. The city utilizes information from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA), the National Weather Serivce, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers along with historical data when preparing for and responding to river flood conditions. The public can view current river levels and predicted flood levels at:
Creek Monitoring. The City, in partnership with the Iowa Flood Center, has stream sensors that measure water levels on two creeks in Muscatine. The sensors monitor Geneva Creek at Bidwell Road and Mad Creek at Hwy 61/Hwy 22 and at 180th Street/County G14.
View real time information from IFIS at this link. When you access the site, zoom to Muscatine and click on the sensors shown in the blue square.
The City of Muscatine will provide empty sandbags to residents of Muscatine upon request. It will be the responsibility of residents / business owners to obtain their own sand and fill the sandbags. Empty sandbags can be picked up at the Public Works Department - 1459 Washington Street between the hours of 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.