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The Dock restaurant takes protective action against 1997 flooding #TBT

When floods hit the Quad Cities, homeowners have to take action to protect their belongings, but business owners have one more worry: their livelihood. In April...

When floods hit the Quad Cities, homeowners have to take action to protect their belongings, but business owners have one more worry: their livelihood.

In April 1997, The Dock restaurant took proactive measures to protect their restaurant from possible flooding.  When the river started to creep up to 18 inches, they packed up and got out.

Workers packed up food, tables, and other items and moved it up and out.

Business owners learned to take preparations the hard way, after flooding caused damages to the restaurant in 1993.