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Forty-Three Days of Rain in Mission Valley?

1/19/2022 (Permalink)

Sandbags prevent water from flooding an area. We are leaders in storm damage restoration in San Diego.

SERVPRO® of Mission Valley East responds to storm damage emergencies throughout the year. Our technicians have the training, experience, and equipment to handle any storm damage emergency, no matter how big the job is. When we arrive, we will immediately secure the structure by tarping and boarding up any areas exposed to the elements and immediately begin the cleanup and restoration process. We will monitor and document the drying process to ensure the area is restored to normal moisture levels when water damage occurs.

Here is some information on the worst flood in San Diego’s history:

The Noachian Deluge of 1861-1862

In San Diego, rain fell for forty-three days, from Christmas of 1861 through January.

  • Roads and dry washes became streams, streams, rivers. One dug a 50-foot deep arroyo at San Luis Rey.
  • Others carried soil, boulders, trees, livestock, and water-logged adobe houses
  • Derby’s Dike, which channeled the San Diego River to Mission Bay, broke, and all the lowlands from Mission Valley to Point Loma were underwater
  • Throughout Southern California, an estimated 200 people and 200,000 head of cattle drowned

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When your Mission Valley home or commercial business has a storm damage emergency, SERVPRO® of Mission Valley East has a team of technicians on-call and ready to respond 24-hours a day. Call us today at 619-303-3599.

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