Flood Update 07/15/24

This is an update regarding flood damage that occurred in your area on August 28, 2023. During the week of April 8, 2024 FEMA representatives as well as other engineering staff surveyed damage to public infrastructure in the area. It was determined that additional cleaning and inspection in the area is required. FEMA recently approved a grant which will be utilized to perform the additional engineering, inspection, and cleaning of sewer lines in your area. These FEMA funds will cover 75% of the cost of this portion of the remediation project. On July 2, 2024 representatives from Kanawha PSD, New River Engineers, FEMA, and the WV Office of Emergency Management met to determine a course of action to secure the additional 25% needed for the work to begin. Your continued patience through this process is greatly appreciated.

In addition, on January 30 2024, FEMA officials announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available for individuals who were affected by flooding that occurred on August 28, 2023. Affected Residents are encouraged to seek possible financial assistance through the Hazard and Mitigation Grant Program. For information you may call 800-621-3362. Thank you.

Flood Update 06/21/24

This is an update regarding flood damage that occurred in your area on August 28, 2023. During the week of April 8, 2024 FEMA representatives as well as other engineering staff surveyed damage to public infrastructure in the area.  It was determined that additional cleaning and inspection in the area is required.  FEMA recently approved grant which will be utilized to perform the additional engineering, inspection, and cleaning of sewer lines in your area.  These FEMA funds will cover 75% of the cost of this portion of the remediation project.  Representatives from the Regional Intergovernmental Council is attempting to secure the additional 25% needed for the work to begin.  Your continued patience through this process is greatly appreciated.

In addition, on January 30 2024, FEMA officials announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available for individuals who were affected by flooding that occurred on August 28, 2023.  Affected Residents are encouraged to seek possible financial assistance through the Hazard and Mitigation Grant Program. For information you may call 800-621-3362.    Thank you.

Flooding Update

Kanawha PSD staff met again this week with representatives from FEMA and other federal, state, and local agencies to work toward the application for FEMA assistance and other matching funds to address extensive damage that occurred to the sanitary sewer system because of the flooding that occurred on August 28, 2023.   

During the week of April 8, 2024 FEMA representatives as well as other engineering staff surveyed damage to public infrastructure in the area.  It has been determined that additional cleaning and inspection in the area may be required. Your continued patience throughout this process is appreciated.

In addition, on January 30 2024, FEMA officials announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available for individuals who were affected by flooding that occurred on August 28, 2023.  Affected Residents are encouraged to seek possible financial assistance through the Hazard and Mitigation Grant Program. For information you may call 800-621-3362.    Thank you.

Flooding Notice Update

Kanawha PSD staff met today (03/27/24) with representatives from FEMA and other federal, state, and local agencies to work toward the application for FEMA assistance and other matching funds, in an effort to address extensive damage that occurred to the sanitary sewer system as a result of the flooding that occurred on August 28, 2024.   

During the week of April 2, 2024 FEMA representatives as well as other engineering staff will be surveying damage to public infrastructure in the areas.  Please be advised that this survey is necessary as part of the application process.  You continued patience throughout this process is appreciated.

In addition, on January 30 2024, FEMA officials announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available for individuals who were affected by flooding that occurred on August 28, 2023.  Affected residents are encouraged to seek possible financial assistance through the Hazard and Mitigation Grant Program. For information you may call 800-621-3362.    Thank you.

Lens Creek Sewer Extension Project Update

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Disaster Assistance Update

On February 27, 2024 FEMA has declared areas of Kanawha County Eligible for federal public assistance for the flooding incident that occurred on August 28th 2024.  The Public Assistance Grant Program supports communities’ recovery from major disasters by providing them with monetary assistance for debris removal on public lands, life-saving emergency protective measures, and the restoration of public infrastructure.

Kanawha Public Service District is currently working with federal agencies toward the application and securing of FEMA assistance and other matching funds in an effort to address extensive damage that occurred to the sanitary sewer as a result of the August flooding.  The declaration from FEMA is one crucial step in a long process.  Your continued patience is greatly appreciated.

In addition, on January 30 2024, FEMA officials announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available for individuals who were affected by flooding that occurred on August 28, 2023.  Affected Residents are encouraged to seek possible financial assistance through the Hazard and Mitigation Grant Program. For information you may call 800-621-3362.    Thank you.

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New Flooding Notice Update

This is an update regarding flash flooding that occurred on August 28, 2023.

Since the event, Kanawha PSD has worked with engineering contractors to perform detailed inspection in the affected area and to compile a cost estimate for repairs of the sanitary sewer infrastructure.  This cost estimate was submitted to the Department of Homeland Security Emergency Management Division on October 10. An application for FEMA assistance was then submitted on behalf of the District.  FEMA is in receipt of the application and is currently in process of review.  Last week, engineers and representatives from Kanawha PSD participated in a conference call with various state, local, and federal entities in an effort to check up on the status of the FEMA application.  There is no new information to report at this time.  The application has not yet been approved.   Your patience is greatly appreciated throughout this process.

Flooding Notice Update

This is an update regarding flash flooding that occurred on August 28, 2023. 

Since the event, Kanawha PSD has worked with engineering contractors to perform detailed inspection in the affected area and to compile a cost estimate for repairs of the sanitary sewer infrastructure.  This cost estimate was submitted to the Department of Homeland Security Emergency Management Division on October 10. An application for FEMA assistance was then submitted on behalf of the District.  FEMA is in receipt of the application and is currently in process of review.  As part of this review, FEMA submitted a request for additional information on or about October 16, 2023.  Engineering consultants have been working diligently to prepare the additional information, and anticipate having it forwarded to FEMA tomorrow October 24, 2023.    Your patience is greatly appreciated throughout this process.

Flooding Notice

Certain areas of our community were greatly affected by flash flooding that occurred August 26, 2023 to August 28, 2023. Kanawha PSD is actively working with local, state, and federal agencies to address the challenges associated with the flooding as it relates to sanitary sewer service in affected areas. Inspection, evaluation, and repairs will be ongoing for the foreseeable future. We thank you for your patience throughout this process.

Lens Creek Sewer Extension Project

The Kanawha Public Service District is currently working on an ongoing sewer extension project to provide sanitary sewer collection and treatment services to certain customers in the Lens Creek area of Kanawha County, West Virginia.

The proposed project area is within the current boundaries of Kanawha Public Service District.  The District anticipates being able to competitively bid the project within the next 60 to 90 days.

Further details will be provided once the bids have been received.  If you need additional information you may contact the District at 304-595-2203 during regular business hours.

Kanawha PSD
14991 MacCorkle Ave
Cabin Creek, WV 25035
304-595-2203