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Flooding risk elevated, sandbags available

June 15, 2015

NIU campus flood of August 2007Portions of the City of DeKalb are under an elevated flooding risk due to heavy rains, officials said Tuesday.

Interim Public Works Director John Laskowski said that residents should be aware of the potential for flash flooding within city limits and beyond.

The City of DeKalb Police Department non-emergency dispatch number is (815) 748-8400 and should be called for after-hours non-emergency inquiries. Dial 911 in the case of any emergency.

Laskowski said sandbags are available at the City of DeKalb Water Department, 1216 Market St.