Wherever rain falls, flooding can occur. Even if you live in an area with low or moderate flood risk, you are five times more likely to experience a flood than a fire in your home. It's also possible that your flood risk will change over time.
Are you at Risk?
Stormwater runoff Stormwater runoff is generally regarded as excess rain and snowmelt that moves across the surface of the ground rather than being absorbed into the soil. Learn More Floodplains The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) defines a floodplain as any land area susceptible to being inundated by flood waters from any source. Learn More Dams and Levees Both levees and dams are built to offer flood protection for people and property in areas prone to flooding, but no system can eliminate all flood risk. Learn More