Local interest in buying flood insurance is rising along with the rate of snowmelt into Isabella Lake as homeowners worried about potential property damage weigh policies that could provide some financial protection in the event of catastrophic overflow along the Kern River.
People in the industry say coverage remains available in the Bakersfield area, though it may cost more than before and may not take effect immediately, depending on the type of policy.
Alice J. Roden started working for Trending Insurance News at the end of 2021. Alice grew up in Salt Lake City, UT. A writer with a vast insurance industry background Alice has help with several of the biggest insurance companies. Before joining Trending Insurance News, Alice briefly worked as a freelance journalist for several radio stations. She covers home, renters and other property insurance stories.