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A look back: The Great Flood of '93

After floods, Overton Bottoms went from crop fields to wildlife habitat

The floods of 1993 and 1995 set in motion a series of changes that transformed crop fields along the Missouri River into public conservation lands.

Week by Week: Highlighting the Flood of '93

By Aug. 22, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reopened the Missouri River to navigation. By Oct. 8, the Missouri River was below flood stage.

Week by Week: Highlighting the Flood of '93

Twenty years ago this week, flood waters were receding around the Columbia Water Treatment Plant in McBaine and trucks began bringing in rock to repair U.S. 54, which had been ripped apart by the Missouri River.

The Great Flood of '93: Boone County residents remember the impact

Volunteers from around the country descended on towns such as Hartsburg and Rocheport to help with sandbagging and recovery efforts.

Week by Week: Highlighting the Flood of '93

Here's a look at what was happening in mid-Missouri 20 years ago.

TELL US: Where were you during the Great Flood of 1993?

The Missourian is collecting stories from people who remember what it was like in mid-Missouri 20 years ago.

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