Valmeyer http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Remembering The Great Flood Of 1993: From Chesterfield To Valmeyer http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/remembering-great-flood-1993-chesterfield-valmeyer <p>In the summer of 1993, flood waters from the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers broke levee after levee in the St. Louis region, covering large swathes of land, destroying property, disrupting lives and creating hazardous conditions.</p><p>The flood reshaped lives and communities in the St. Louis area and across the Midwest and it continues to inform decisions and spark comparisons today, with many in St. Louis holding gripping memories of walls of water, submerged propane tanks and floating coffins. Yet twenty years later, a generation is coming of age with vague or no recollection of it.</p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 20:58:13 +0000 Camille Phillips 29434 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Remembering The Great Flood Of 1993: From Chesterfield To Valmeyer