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Flood-Related Erosion

The collapse or subsidence of land along the shore of a lake or other body of water as a result of undermining caused by waves or currents of water exceeding anticipated cyclical levels or suddenly caused by an unusually high water level in a natural body of water, accompanied by a severe storm, or by an unanticipated force of nature, such as a flash flood or an abnormal tidal surge, or by some similarly unusual and unforeseeable event which results in flooding.

National Flood Insurance Program Requirements

  • 59.1 - Definition
Glossary Section
NFIP - National Flood Insurance Program
Last updated July 8, 2020