Flood Hazard Management Planning

The county addresses flood control issues through a comprehensive flood hazard management planning program that incorporates a selection of planning, engineering, and environmental protection measures.

Traditional flood control measures generally refer to engineering projects intended to control flood waters, such as the building of levees and dikes and dredging rivers. Nationwide the current focus is on floodplain management, which refers to the operation of an overall program of preventative measures to reduce flood damage.


The county's flood hazard management activities include:

Flood Hazard Management Plans