Floodplain Management

Floodplain Manager Lisa Ledet


Flood Protection

  1. Know your flood hazard – discover where your property is in relation to the floodplain.

  2. Insure your property for your flood hazard – even properties located outside of the floodplain should be insured for flood.

  3. Protect people from the hazard – turn around don’t drown.

  4. Protect your property from the hazard – retrofit your home or business to help protect from flooding.

  5. Build responsibly – retrofit homes or businesses in flood zones, do not build in the floodway.

  6. Protect natural floodplain functions – keep ditches and culverts clear of debris.

  7. Protect yourself and your property from hurricanes – have a hurricane plan.

  8. Be prepared for natural hazards – have plans for hurricanes, tornadoes and other natural events.

  9. General flood education – find the flood history for your area.

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