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Photo of Valley City, ND, April 16, 2011 -- The Sheynne River is now expeted to crest at a all time high of 22.5 feet.
Valley City, ND, April 16, 2011 -- The Sheynne River is now expeted to crest at a all time high of 22.5 feet. Photo:Michael Rieger/FEMA
Photo of Kindred, ND, April 15, 2011 -- Flooding in Cass County.
Kindred, ND, April 15, 2011 -- Flooding in Cass County. Photo: Michael Rieger/FEMA

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Photo of Flooding in Illinois
IL, April 15, 2011 -- Flood Insurance: The Best Defense Against Rising Waters. Photo: Mike Moore/FEMA.

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What percentage of the approximately 15,000 miles of levees in US Army Corps of Engineers Levee Safety Program are operated and maintained by local sponsors?

  1. 10%
  2. 25%
  3. 65%
  4. 85%

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