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Mitigation Best Practice - Lower Onion Creek Flood Mitigation Buyout Project Gets Kudos from Homeowners

This Best Practices tells how a acquisition project, which was partly funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), removed numerous properties from the flood’s path. A study had been prepared determined that acquiring the flood-prone properties and relocating the residents would be more effective than more extensive structural solutions to the flooding problem.