The first thing you should do is check your flood hazard. You can visit the Adams County Highway Department in Quincy to see if you are in a mapped floodplain. If so, we can give you more information, such as depth of flooding over a buildings first floor and past flood problems in the area.
If requested, the Adams County Highway Department will visit a property to review its flood problem and explain possible ways to prevent flood damages. You may call the Adams County Highway Department at 223-0614 for this information.These services are free.