Why Do We Regulate the Floodplain?

To protect people and property. Floodplain management is about reducing vulnerability to flood risk to our built environment. If we know low lying land will flood from time-to-time, we should make reasonable decisions to help protect our families, homes, and businesses.

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1. What is Floodplain Management?
2. Why Do We Regulate the Floodplain?
3. What is the National Flood Insurance Program?
4. Is Your Building Site Higher than the BFE?
5. Is it easy and low-cost to provide some flood protection for older homes
6. What About Disaster Grants and Loans?
7. What Are the Common Acronyms?