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2006 Flooding

January 02, 2007

During 2006, ACME Disaster Recovery Services responded to the widespread flooding in New York and Virginia.

New York

Heavy rains in upstate New York during June 2006 resulted in record flood levels for the Canajoharie Creek, displacing 3,000 residents and causing in excess of $227 million in damages throughout the upstate New York region.

The ACME national catastrophe team responded and performed interior demolition, structural drying and document drying and reprocessing at various city buildings - including the city library, county buildings, a bank headquarters and numerous business throughout Montgomery County.

Virginia

On October 10, 2006, the Blackwater River in Franklin Virginia crested above flood level, causing widespread flooding in Wight County and Southampton County, resulting in $8 million in damages.

ACME personnel performed interior demolition and structural drying to over 22 businesses in the Franklin Virginia business district.