On August 28th, 2011, Tropical Storm Irene tracked through eastern Vermont, producing record-breaking rainfall and devastating flooding. For many, this is an event that will not be easily forgotten.
FEMA’s Risk MAP Discovery Meeting Invitation for Black-Ottauquechee Watershed Communities
FEMA has established a Youtube channel with multiple videos on aspects of flood hazard identification and mitigation.
Find the Flood Risk Communication Video Series at: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL720Kw_OojlIUiWw2bDc-On5MjQw13E6e
FEMA Civil Rights Stakeholder Summits
These three events are designed to foster a collaborative dialogue and civil rights-oriented partnerships through direct
The International Lake Champlain-Richelieu River Study Board would like to invite you to join us for our upcoming series of technical webinars. Each week starting on Thursday November 5th, the Board will host a webinar on one of eight key topics being investigated under the Study. An in-depth presentation will be provided by one of the study members involved in the research on a particular topic.
New flood studies are underway in many watersheds of Vermont. If consistently funded, the timeline from the initial Discovery meetings to the effective date of new Flood Insurance Rate Maps, is typically about five years. The table below summarizes updates from Kerry Bogdan, FEMA Region 1 Senior Engineer and FEMA Regional Risk MAP Geospatial Lead as of 9/3/2020
This Lake Champlain Basin Program video features the role of a floodplain restoration in the work to capture sediments with phosphorus: