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Infrastructure Mitigation Projects

The BRIC program should allow investment in riverine and floodplain natural infrastrucutre

Freshwater Natural Infrastructure Types • Floodplain restoration through levee setback and habitat restoration reduces flood impacts by absorbing floodwaters as compared to funneling river flow downstream and improves water quality through absorption and filtration of water • Floodplain restoration including wetlands and banks of waterways to restore a more natural hydrologic regime provide absorptive capacity for floodwaters,... more »

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Infrastructure Mitigation Projects

The BRIC program should allow investment in riverine and floodplain natural infrastrucutre

Freshwater Natural Infrastructure Types • Floodplain restoration through levee setback and habitat restoration reduces flood impacts by absorbing floodwaters as compared to funneling river flow downstream and improves water quality through absorption and filtration of water • Floodplain restoration including wetlands and banks of waterways to restore a more natural hydrologic regime provide absorptive capacity for floodwaters,... more »

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Final LOMC Files for NFIP Communities

When map revisions are concurred to by a community, the submittal is sent to FEMA for review. Prior to FEMA approval there are usually cycles of comments and revisions which do not always involve the community. Once approved, the final FEMA approved mapping and analyses can differ significantly from the community approved analyses and mapping that the community has on file. There is no requirement currently that the... more »

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Final LOMC Files for NFIP Communities

When map revisions are concurred to by a community, the submittal is sent to FEMA for review. Prior to FEMA approval there are usually cycles of comments and revisions which do not always involve the community. Once approved, the final FEMA approved mapping and analyses can differ significantly from the community approved analyses and mapping that the community has on file. There is no requirement currently that the... more »

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