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Challenge: After several flood events ravaged the area, including Tropical Storm Lee in 2011, residents of the Borough of Muncy were sensitive to the damages that floodwaters can bring.
North Central Texas Council of Governments Integrated Stormwater Management Program Water Quantity and Quality through Development, Design, and Construction Strategies
Challenge: The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is a regional planning agency that assists local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development.
Challenge: The Kansas Department of Agriculture, Division of Water Resources (KDA DWR) set out to improve stakeholder participation in Risk MAP projects and draft map reviews.
Challenge: In a region that experiences numerous storms, a community’s mindset is often focused on disaster recovery, rather than mitigation actions that reduce losses.
Challenge: In the new era of flood risk assessment, management, and communication, there is an increased need for awareness and action.
Challenge: A Maryland state law issued in 1933 required permits for activities that cause physical changes in the course, current, or cross-section of any (riverine) waters of the state.
Challenge: Although floods are not new in the Carson River Watershed, floodplain development is causing flooding in areas that did not previously flood.
Risk MAP Success Story: New York Catskills Watersheds – Partnerships and Products for More Resilient Communities
This page describes the successes that came about from implementing the Risk MAP process at the New York Catskills Watersheds.