There is much you can do proactively to protect your home and property from flood damage. Consider improvements in your landscape, floodproofing, simple property maintenance, and proper location of utilities.
Green infrastructure Green infrastructure uses vegetation, soils, and other elements and practices to restore some of the natural processes required to manage water and create healthier urban environments. Learn More Floodproofing Floodproofing is any combination of structural and non-structural additions, changes, or adjustments to structures which reduce or eliminate flood damage. Learn More Property maintenance Simple property maintenance can help prevent flood damage to your home. There are many low-cost projects you can do yourself, though larger projects may require the expertise of an architect or engineer. Learn More Utility systems Homeowners with damaged utility systems should consider elevating those systems while they are being repaired or replaced in order to minimize future flood damage. Learn More