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STANDING OPERATING PROCEDURESLocal resources that are often available and could be called upon to provide material, equipmentand labor include:• Ready-mix concrete suppliers• Equipment rental services (pumps, heavy equipment, sandbag supplies, etc.)If pumps are needed during a flood, you should contact your state, because the localCorps district office may have pumps available, but your state may need to coordinateand prioritize these requests before passing them to the Corps.• Underwater diving contractors• Quarries• Heavy Construction Contractors• Sources of borrow materials – Sources of borrow material should be located prior to aflood event. Several borrow areas should be identified in advance, because wet or sloppyweather could unexpectedly limit access to some sites. Carefully consider the accesspoints to your levee when you choose the sites for the borrow material.Refuges should make an inventory of both in-house resources and local resources, includingcontact information so that this information is readily available during an emergency.6-29Revision No. 0October 2008

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