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    Welcome to Wal-Mart...poor planning?

    Isn't this the new Ames Wal-Mart East of Duff? Courtesy of DSM Register.
    Flooding aerials: Weds., Aug. 11 photos | Des Moines Register



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    Re: Welcome to Wal-Mart...poor planning?

    Yep. Target next door too.




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    Re: Welcome to Wal-Mart...poor planning?

    This is what happens when you knowingly build in a flood plain.



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    Re: Welcome to Wal-Mart...poor planning?

    I'm guessing it is but Hickory Park flooded too?



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    Re: Welcome to Wal-Mart...poor planning?

    no no, your ignorant, thats ignorant.



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    Re: Welcome to Wal-Mart...poor planning?

    21% of Holland's population is below sea level but it doesnt stop them.


    Hooray for Metaphors!

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    Re: Welcome to Wal-Mart...poor planning?

    The original link has about 80 photos...don't see Hickory Park...

    Flooding aerials: Weds., Aug. 11 photos | Des Moines Register



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    Re: Welcome to Wal-Mart...poor planning?

    Welcome to Ames...where they have their heads up their a**es. Ames pushes for businesses to go out there even though it floods every summer. The new aquatic center was built in a flood plain also.


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    Re: Welcome to Wal-Mart...poor planning?

    Quote Originally Posted by BigJCy View Post
    I'm guessing it is but Hickory Park flooded too?
    Quote Originally Posted by nfrine View Post
    The original link has about 80 photos...don't see Hickory Park...

    Flooding aerials: Weds., Aug. 11 photos | Des Moines Register
    The trailer park behind it got nailed so I'm guessing they at least took some water in the parking lot. In the pic below it's the little building with the dark roof just above the trailer park.



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    Re: Welcome to Wal-Mart...poor planning?

    Here are some I got of Wal-mart and Target.



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    Re: Welcome to Wal-Mart...poor planning?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyBroncos View Post
    Welcome to Ames...where they have their heads up their a**es. Ames pushes for businesses to go out there even though it floods every summer. The new aquatic center was built in a flood plain also.
    Yeah, but that's an aquatic center. It's supposed to have water in it...



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    Re: Welcome to Wal-Mart...poor planning?

    Quote Originally Posted by pyrocyz View Post
    This is what happens when you knowingly build in a flood plain.
    The Ames planners certainly have their heads up their ***** to allow development in the south Duff area. It doesn't take a lot of brains to see that if you build up an area and put a building on it that displacement of the water will make it higher for your neighbors! If I were Target I would sue the city and Wal-mart for damages.



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    Re: Welcome to Wal-Mart...poor planning?

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    Here are some I got of Wal-mart and Target.
    good pics, do you have a whole album up of your trip?



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    Re: Welcome to Wal-Mart...poor planning?

    Maybe other won't find this a humorous as I do.... but I love this pic



    "We built the bridge high enough to get over the creek..... but not the road leading to the bridge.




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    Re: Welcome to Wal-Mart...poor planning?

    Quote Originally Posted by DaddyMac View Post
    Maybe other won't find this a humorous as I do.... but I love this pic



    "We built the bridge high enough to get over the creek..... but not the road leading to the bridge.

    I agree that pic is hilarious.



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