Levee in Ste. Genevieve Co. breaches, floods farmland; no injuries/damages

Levee in Ste. Genevieve Co. breaches, floods farmland; no injuries/damages

STE. GENEVIEVE COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - Officials say a levee was breached late Thursday afternoon/early evening in Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri.

According to Ste. Genevieve EMA Director Felix Meyer, it happened south of the City of Ste. Genevieve and north of the Bourbon Port.

It was an agricultural levee.

There was some concern that there would be a breach at at a portion of the levee to begin with, but it ended up breaching in a different spot.

Water rushed into an area of just farmland and fields.

Nobody was hurt and no homes were in the area.

Crews are currently still checking to verify there was no damage.

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