Introduction to Floodplain Management

Seminar on CD by Dodson


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Includes the following two seminars...

  • An Ancient Science for Modern Floodplain Management

  • An Overview of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)


Overview

The practice of hydrology and dealing with floods is a science that dates back to the Egyptians. This course is intended to be an introduction to practical hydrology and basic floodplain management at a level that can be easily understood.  An overview of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is also included.

Outline

An Ancient Science for Modern Floodplain Management 1 hour & 45 minutes

Instructor: Andy Yung, P.E., CFM

Session Titles and Topics Covered: 

Introduction & Purpose

History Lesson, Statistics, Evolution of Floodplain Management, Flood Protection, Flood Control, Floodplain Management, Disasters, and Risk of Failure

Analyzing the Water Cycle

Types of Flooding, The Water Cycle, Hydrology, Floodplains, and Overview of Models

Altering Floodplains

Development and Flood Mitigation Projects

No Adverse Impacts (NAI) & Thinking Through Problems

NAI Policies and Closing Discussion

An Overview of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) 45 minutes

Instructor: Chris Johnson, P.E., CFM  

Topics Covered: 

History & Purpose

Terminology

Floodway Determination

National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Regular Program

Community Participation

Substantial Improvements

Repetitive Loss Structures

Buyout Program

Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM)

Changes or Correcting a Flood Insurance Study (FIS)

Types of Map Revision Request

Physical Map Revision

Forms

Modifying a FIS

FEMA Response

Case Study

        Total Session Time = 2 Hours and 45 minutes

Class Materials

  • Seminar Slide Handouts (3 b/w slides per page with lines for notes)

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