Severe Weather Safety

Severe Weather Safety

Sioux Falls is threatened by extreme weather to include rain, hail, lightning, high winds and tornadoes in the spring and summer months. Individuals and families need to be aware of threatening weather and protect themselves before it strikes.

Tornado Safety Brochure
Public Safety
Sump Pump Guide

Sump Pump Guide

Sump pumps remove groundwater from below building foundations to prevent water damage. Take time to review the Sump Pump Discharge Guide to make sure your sump pump is ready for the coming spring rain.

Guide to Sump Pump Discharge
Water Recovery

Recovery from Basement Flooding

Use these links for information on dealing with sewer backup and/or water in your home or business.

Proper cleanup is essential to prevent mold and other health issues.

Sewage Backup and Cleanup Guidelines
Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness

Taking Responsibility for Your Safety

Tips for People with Activity Limitations and Disabilities

Taking Responsibility for Your Safety


City News Emergency Preparedness

City News: Sioux Falls Emergency Preparedness

Posted 04/01/2012 in

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NOAA Weather Radios

Posted in NOAA Weather Radios

Weather doesn't take a holiday or a weekend, neither does NOAA Weather Radio...

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News Releases

Avoid a Fine! Discharge Your Sump Pump Properly

“Improperly discharging sump pumps into the sanitary sewer system can result in sewage backups into homes,” said Public Works Director Mark Cotter…

Posted 06/18/2014 in Emergency Management

City Crews Continue Response to Recent Flooding

Public Works crews continue to respond to incidents caused by Monday’s heavy rain event. “We are continuing our efforts to empty storm water holding areas in preparation…

Posted 06/18/2014 in Emergency Management

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