West Des Moines Looks Back on Floods of ’93 and Improvements Made Since
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- The floods of 1993 changed the landscape of Iowa forever, but also helped bring about changes so--even 25 years later--the area does not experience the same destruction again. Vanessa McBurney now works at The Heart of Quilting in Valley Junction, but back in 1993 she worked in West Des Moines for the phone company.