Assistance Offered to County Residents for Storm Impacts

Published by The Bee News

August 4, 2022

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MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ (August 4, 2022) — Mohave County public safety officials encourage residents to continue to monitor monsoon weather developments and National Weather Service warnings and be prepared for potentially life-threatening situations. Residents should not attempt to cross any washes or other areas with running water and stay inside during storms. Those living adjacent to washes should constantly monitor water flow conditions that could threaten their homes. Residents in Golden Valley or other areas can contact the numbers listed below to report damages or seek assistance.

Mohave County Public Works is making extensive efforts to return County maintained roads to passable condition as soon as possible, and the Mohave County Flood Control District is conducting visits to residences with reported property impacts. County Emergency Management Department is compiling information on storm damages to homes and businesses.

On Wednesday, American Red Cross personnel visited several Golden Valley homes that had received floodwater damage to assess the need for family assistance. The County is supplying additional sandbags and sand to the Golden Valley Fire Department for pick up by residents with inmates from the County Adult Detention Center and the State Prison filling sandbags.

To report County Road Issues, call county Public Works: 928-757-0905.

To report floodwater impacts to private or business property based on adverse changes to washes by adjacent property owners, call the county’s Flood Control District: 928-757-0925.

To report floodwater or other storm damage to residences or businesses, and situations where homes are at risk from potentially high floodwater flows, call the county’s Risk and Emergency Management: 928-753-0739.

For family assistance needs, call the American Red Cross: 800-842-7349.

For public health or septic tank concerns, call the county’s Public Health Environmental Health Division: 928-757-0901.

For the Golden Valley Fire Department: 928-565-3479.

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