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Know Your Flood Risk
Know Your Facts
Flooding is the most costly and repetitive natural disaster affecting the United States.
Flooding occurs not only along the coast, but also in riverine and other inland areas.
In the past five years, all 50 states have experienced floods or flash floods.
Everyone lives in a flood zone — it's just a question of whether you live in a low-, moderate- or high-risk area.
Most homeowners insurance policies do not cover flood damage.
Just a few inches of water from a flood can cause tens of thousands of dollars in damage.
A car can easily be carried away by just 2 feet of floodwater.
American Red Cross website
for tips on preparing for, responding during and recovering from a flood.
for more information about how to protect against flooding and the steps local residents and business owners can take to ensure they have proper insurance coverage to protect their financial stability.
Be Prepared for Flooding
Big Blue River Floodplain Management Plan
Blue River Flood Risk
Flood Insurance Rate Map
Flood Prediction and Inundation Mapping
Resilient Wildcat Creek
Community Rating System
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