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City Of Sacramento Presents: The HighWater Jamboree!

Flood Preparedness FUN For the Whole Family!

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Miller Regional Park
2701 Marina View Drive, Sacramento, CA

Discover what you need to know to prepare your family for a flood at the City of Sacramento’s Flood Preparedness Fun Fair. As part of Flood Preparedness Week, this event will have hands-on activities, interactive flood displays, and food trucks. Learn how to fill sandbags, find your evacuation routes, sign up for emergency alerts, and watch rescuers in action as they perform water rescues.

City departments will have equipment used during a flood on display for everyone to check out and interact with, including:

  • Excavator
  • Police Helicopter
  • Fire Trucks
  • Water Rescue Boats
  • Garbage Truck
  • Vacuum Truck
  • Police Command Center
  • “The Claw”

Pets are part of the family too! Learn how to keep them safe during an emergency. Representatives from our public safety and animal shelter team will also be on-hand with their four-legged friends sharing valuable information.

Flyer for Highwater Jamboree 2019

EVENT SCHEDULE

10:00 am – 2:00 pm – Interactive displays, rescue equipment, and food trucks

11:00 am – Special Guest Speakers

11:30 am – Swift Water Rescue Demonstration

11:30 am – Watch the Professionals in a Sandbag Competition

1:00 pm – Swift Water Rescue Demonstration

1:30 pm – Family Sandbag Competition

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN @ THE EVENT

  • How to prepare yourself for a flood
  • How to prepare your home for a flood
  • How to prepare your kids for a flood
  • How to prepare your pets for a flood
  • Evacuation Routes
  • Flood Insurance Information
  • General Emergency Preparedness
  • Levee Protection

This event will be held in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and the Central Valley Flood Protection Board (CVFPB).

Parking is provided on-site for free.