A look back at 2008 flooding in Cedar Rapids

The numbers and pictures tell the devastating story

By Amanda Krenz | akrenz@weareiowa.com

Published 09/23 2016 05:34PM

Updated 09/23 2016 05:34PM

CEDAR RAPIDS - Ten square miles of the city ,that's about 14 percent, was impacted by flood waters.
 
10-thousand people were displaced
 
13-hundred jobs were lost.
 
6 major city buildings had to be replaced. 
 
Tthe Cedar Rapids Community School District offices, and 8 cultural centers including museums and theaters also fell victim to flood water.

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