1. Are You Prepared for Flooding with Cleighton Smith George Siegal 30:10

November 21, 2023

110. Are You Prepared for Flooding with Cleighton Smith

Did you know that flooding is the most common natural disaster worldwide? In today's episode, we unravel the hidden truths about flood-related damage and why homeowners’ insurance won't cover it. Water resources engineer Cleighton Smith has over 45 years of experience in floodplain management. He shares eye-opening insights and discusses the challenges homeowners face when buying a house, especially in flood-prone areas. 

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Some highlights from this episode:

@ 6:34 The challenges people have getting homeowners insurance


@ 9:47 Importance of Flood Insurance and Awareness


@ 17:31 Considering Flood Risks and Building Codes

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George Siegal began his career in front of the camera as a newscaster, sportscaster, and weathercaster. He worked in markets from San Antonio, Texas to Detroit, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle. In addition to work in front of the camera, George was a feature reporter and producer.