Flood damage in Iowa prompts donation from Pier Genius

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After floods broke through the Lake Delhi dam in Iowa, essentially draining the body of water, Pier Genius donated 6,000 bottles of drinking water to the community.

In late July, the Lake Delhi dam in eastern Iowa failed because of rising floodwater from the Maquoketa River, creating a 30-foot-wide hole. This has caused significant damage, including emptying the 9-mile lake.

"Jim Willey of Little Willey Dock Service is our dealer for the area, and he informed me of the locals' desperate need for drinking water," Pier Genius vice president Sheldon King said in a statement.

"Since it will take at least two to three years to finish repairs, we knew we had to step in right away and offer any help we could," he added. "We care about the people in this area and hope others who've been in the same position can offer guidance to Jim on what steps to take next."

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