CITY OF COTTONWOOD PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
February 15, 2019
Riverfront Park Affected by Verde River Flooding
Effective: Friday, February 15, 2019 – 9:00 AM
This is an important message from the City of Cottonwood Public Works Department. Over the past 24-hours, the City of Cottonwood and surrounding areas have received significant rainfall. Due to the recent rainfall, the Verde River and other waterways within the region have experienced flooding. As a result of this flooding particularly along the Verde River, portions of the City’s Riverfront Park have experienced flooding. Currently the disc golf course, some hiking trails (in particular the Jail Trial), and the children’s play area at the northeast end of the park are impacted by flood waters and are closed for public use at this time.
Attached to this PSA is a copy of a Flood warning and current forecast of upcoming weather for the region as issued by the National Weather Service on Friday, February 15th. The National Weather Service is predicting more precipitation for the region over the course of this upcoming week. Residents should remain vigilant of their surroundings and not take any chances crossing flooded roadways.
If you have any questions, please contact:
Robert L. Winiecke, P.E., CFM
Public Works Director/City Engineer