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Flood Potential Discussed at Meeting

| March 6, 2014


AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The potential for Maine rivers to flood and cause damage this spring was assessed at the annual meeting of the River Flow Advisory Commission. The meeting began Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Maine Emergency Management Agency building in Augusta. The commission is composed of state, federal and industry representatives who reviewed information such as snowpack and river ice that contribute to river flooding in the spring. Reservoir levels and the rate of water flow in streams are also considered factors. The commission also reviewed its protocol and procedures during the meeting.

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