Tune in this evening for documentary on 2007 flood

Monday, December 4, 2017 at 5:53 pm


By Sharyn L. Decker
Lewis County Sirens news reporter

CHEHALIS – A documentary premiering tonight examines the catastrophic Chehalis River flood of December 2007 and the controversial plans to address a devastating cycle, according to TVW.

The TVW program looks back at the event that slammed Lewis County, causing millions of dollars in damages and lost revenue when Pacific storms pummeled the region with record amounts of rainfall, according to a press release from the Board of (Lewis) County Commissioners.

It starts at 7 p.m. on TVW and is about 30 minutes long.

Promos for the documentary – High Water – Ten Years Later
– say it explores the the efforts since to find a solution to flooding in the Chehalis River basin while preserving salmon.

The non-profit organization TVW was founded in the 1990s offering unedited coverage of Washington state government, politics and public policy and also produces nonpartisan reporting on current public policy topics.

TVW can be found on local Comcast channel 23, according to the BOCC.

In addition to this evening’s television premiere, “High Water” also will stream online at https://www.tvw.org/tvchannels/air/ as well as on TVW’s Roku channel, according to Mike McClanahan, host of the TVW show The Impact.

You will also be able find it later on YouTube at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgMWaZmlvmU&feature=youtu.be

High Water” will air again at 8 p.m. Dec. 7 on TVW.

Find TVW using channel locator.

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