The Black Hawk County Emergency Management Commission has contracted with Emergency Communications Network, Inc., of Ormond Beach, Florida, for its "CodeRED" high-speed telephone emergency notification services. As of August 17th there are were just under 5,200 phones in Black Hawk County that have been registered for the CodeRED Weather Warning service. To encourage more people to register on-line, a call to the 50,000+ land lines in Black Hawk County will be made Wednesday morning, August 19th. This service has the potential to save lives, and we strongly encourage all individuals and businesses to register their land lines, both residential and business, and cell phones. Cedar Falls residents can register for this service by using the CodeRED link found on the left side of this page.