Business owners downtown Davenport have formed a coalition to bring a united front of requests to city leaders. This comes more than two months after the Mississippi River breached a temporary flood wall at Pershing Avenue and 2nd Street.
Cleanup and more flood prevention has been top of m
ind for business owners since the Tuesday, April 30 flood. Some businesses have found ways to reopen, like Bootleg Hill Meadery
and QQ Beauty Supply
, while others remain closed.
Related: Owners of small business in Davenport build their own wall around shop to protect against flooding
Flood victims have been offered assistance through FEMA; those affected must apply by July 1st.