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Levee chairman testifies repairs should come quickly

Levee chairman testifies repairs should come quickly

The head of the

Missouri Levee and Drainage District Association has testified before a U.S.

House subcommittee hearing about Missouri River flooding. Tom Waters, a seventh-generation

farmer, who says farmers livelihoods have been lost, “It just trickles through

the whole economy of the state. But when you put Kansas, Iowa, and Nebraska in

there, the whole Midwest, it really will affect food production and trickle through

the United States economy. I really believe that.”

Waters says flood

control used to be a highly-engineered system but over the past 20 years, it

has been used to do supersized science experiments for birds and fish, “We’ve

reached a tipping point.

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