Montevideo, Minn., flood work recognized nationally
MONTEVIDEO -- More than a decade of work by the city of Montevideo to reduce the risk of harm from flooding has brought national attention to the city.
The Association of State Floodplain Managers has awarded the city of Montevideo the National 2013 James Lee Witt Local Award for Excellence in Floodplain Management, the city learned this week.
Greg Schwaegerl, public works director for the city, is expected to accept the award June 13 in Hartford, Conn.
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