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Presentation for the Ohio Flood Plain Managers Conference

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    Inundation of Information 2007 Inundation of Information 2007 Presentation Transcript

    • Inundation of Information Joe Trimboli One Team—Relevant, Ready, Responsive, Reliable
    • Introduction• Huntington, WV (Main Office)• OH, WV, KY, VA, NC• Planning Branch• Special Studies/Flood Plain Management One Team—Relevant, Ready, Responsive, Reliable
    • One Team—Relevant, Ready, Responsive, Reliable
    • Civil Works Missions• Navigation• Flood Risk Management• Ecosystem Restoration• Hydroelectric Power• Recreation• Water Supply• Emergency Management One Team—Relevant, Ready, Responsive, Reliable
    • Coordination• Each District• Planning Assistance to States Program (PAS)• Flood Plain Management Services Program (FPMS)• Provide Planning and technical services on water resource related matters to states, local governments, other nonfederal entities, and eligible Native American Indian tribes. One Team—Relevant, Ready, Responsive, Reliable
    • Planning Assistance to States Program (PAS)• Program Development.• Planning assistance• Do not include detailed design• Analysis of existing data for planning purposes using standard engineering techniques, although• Some data collection• Basis for state, tribal, or local planning decisions One Team—Relevant, Ready, Responsive, Reliable
    • Types of PAS Assistance• Water Supply and Demand Studies• Water Conservation Studies• Water Quality Studies• Environmental Conservation/Restoration Studies• Wetlands Evaluation Studies• Dam Safety/Failure Studies• Flood Damage Reduction Studies• Flood Plain Management Studies• Cost Shared 50/50 One Team—Relevant, Ready, Responsive, Reliable
    • Flood Plain Management Services (FPMS)• Identify Flood Hazards• Actions to Prevent Loss of Life• Actions that Reduce Property Damage One Team—Relevant, Ready, Responsive, Reliable
    • Authority• Section 206 - 1960 Flood Control Act (PL 86-645)• Foster public understanding of the options for dealing with flood hazards and to promote prudent use and management of the Nation’s flood plains.• Land use adjustments based on planning and the employment of techniques for controlling and reducing flood damages One Team—Relevant, Ready, Responsive, Reliable
    • Types of FPMS Assistance• All assets of District• Technical (Engineering) Services• Planning Services One Team—Relevant, Ready, Responsive, Reliable
    • Flood Plain Determinations• Public Service• No Charge for quick evaluation• Private and Commercial• Toll Free 1-866-401-3980• Provide Letter Documentation One Team—Relevant, Ready, Responsive, Reliable
    • Determinations – How?• Locate Property • Cover “Map Gap” Deborah Hoffman• Assess Location• Make Determination One Team—Relevant, Ready, Responsive, Reliable
    • Locate Property• Geocoding• Recent Aerial Photography• Multiple Internet Map Sites• Phone Discussion• Office Visit One Team—Relevant, Ready, Responsive, Reliable
    • Determinations – How? One Team—Relevant, Ready, Responsive, Reliable
    • Problems:GeocodingRoadsMislabeledHistory ofMisinformationPerceivedchannelimprovement
    • CAUTION!• Tools to find location of home• Q3 data• DFIRM data• Gaps in coverage• Use FIRM data• Use multiple sources of base mapping • No source is error free• Make determination One Team—Relevant, Ready, Responsive, Reliable
    • Map Change Alerts• New House or Subdivision• New Roads or Highways• New Bridges or Culverts• Railroad• Age of Map Data• Reoccurring floods One Team—Relevant, Ready, Responsive, Reliable
    • No Q3 / No HazardOne Team—Relevant, Ready, Responsive, Reliable
    • “Map Gap” / Final Determination One Team—Relevant, Ready, Responsive, Reliable
    • “Map Gap” / Final Determination One Team—Relevant, Ready, Responsive, Reliable
    • FinalOne Team—Relevant, Ready, Responsive, Reliable
    • OhioOne Team—Relevant, Ready, Responsive, Reliable
    • Zone “A”sOne Team—Relevant, Ready, Responsive, Reliable
    • Contact FPC?FEMA – Guide for Approximate Zone A Areas, pg III-6 One Team—Relevant, Ready, Responsive, Reliable
    • Simplified MethodOne Team—Relevant, Ready, Responsive, Reliable
    • Floodplain Determinations Lessons Learned• Current Aerial Photography• Current DEM• FIRM/Other• Mapping History• Must know Guidelines• Ask a lot of Questions• Opportunity to Educate One Team—Relevant, Ready, Responsive, Reliable
    • Inundation of Information ? One Team—Relevant, Ready, Responsive, Reliable