06/14/2018

Cedar-Rapids-Flood

June 13th 2008 marked an historical…and devastating….day in Involta headquarter’s hometown. It’s the day the Cedar River in Cedar Rapids, IA crested to its highest level ever: 31.12 feet. The flood waters engulfed 10 square miles (14%) of the city. This monumental flood impacted more than 5,000 homes, dislocated 18,000 residents and damaged more than 300 city facilities.

Today, we would like to remember and recognize all the Involta employees, families and friends who “rose” to the occasion and helped the city and Involta clients maintain business as usual in spite of the flooding. Thank you to those who ran the stairs, sandbagged, waded in the water, continuously replenished supplies, carried gas cans, worked through the night, changed hoses, ran extension cords and poured their sweat, heart and soul into saving critical aspects of our clients’ businesses.

Involta employees continue to be “People Who Deliver” ….and people we are proud of. Through the company’s “Involta Gives Back” program, employees have volunteered hundreds of hours of personal time towards various community activities and charitable support and sit on the boards of local nonprofit organizations.

To read more about the historic Cedar Rapids flood of 2008 click the link below.

http://www.cedar-rapids.org/discover_cedar_rapids/flood_of_2008/2008_flood_facts.php

For a picture slideshow of the flood click the link below.

http://www.thegazette.com/epic-rebirth/watch-epic-surge-slideshow-from-2008-20180613

Related Resources

BlogBlog

Cloud Transformation: How and When to Make the Move

Enter go to Blog : Cloud Transformation: How and When to Make the Move
BlogBlog

People Who Deliver: Spotlight Interview with Involta's VP of Sales, Eastern Region

Enter go to Blog : People Who Deliver: Spotlight Interview with Involta's VP of Sales, Eastern Region
BlogBlog

Transformation and Growth Require That MDR Can Scale

Enter go to Blog : Transformation and Growth Require That MDR Can Scale
BlogBlog

Backup and Recovery: Safeguard Your Data

Enter go to Blog : Backup and Recovery: Safeguard Your Data
BlogBlog

Is the Future a Dangerous Place for Business?

Enter go to Blog : Is the Future a Dangerous Place for Business?
BlogBlog

Involta Launches Operation Linking Loved Ones

Enter go to Blog : Involta Launches Operation Linking Loved Ones

Stay up to date with the latest from Involta

We use cookies to offer you a better web experience? By continuing to use our website, you agree to the Privacy Policy.