Floodplain Management Resources

Kansas Floodplain Management Newsletters

Dec 2017 Recreational Vehicles, Kansas Flood People 
Oct 2017  KAFM, Tiny Houses, Stay out of the Water
Aug 2017 Elevating Utilities, Letters of Map Revision on Fill, Community Rating System Task Force
Jun 2017  ASFPM Conference, Conference Photos, Insurance Savings
Apr 2017  Electrical Shock, ASFPM Conference, Permits and More Permits
Feb 2017  Floodplain Websites, Working Around Mold, Dealing with Violations
Dec 2016 Insurance Claims, Variances
Oct 2016  KAFM Conference, Elevation or Floodproofing, Permit Process
Aug 2016 ASFPM Conference, Be Prepared for Disaster, Written Procedures
Jun 2016  Floodplain Leaders Course, Building Code Ratings, Accessory Buildings
Apr 2016  Increased Cost of Compliance, Elevation in Progress, Revised EC and LOMA forms
Feb 2016  Safe Rooms, Using Flood Insurance Study Reports
Dec 2015  Real Estate in the Floodplain, Understanding Stream Gages
Oct 2015  KAFM Conference, Flood Elevations, KSLS Credit for CFM, Flood Videos
Aug 2015 ASFPM Conference, Openings Guide, KS Train, DWR Websites
Jun 2015  Flood Disaster, Premium Increases, Build Partnerships
Apr 2015  Hiring a Surveyor, Littering Floodplain, EMI Class, Insurance Advocate
Feb 2015  Elevation and Mitigation, Sanitation Systems, National Inventory Dams
Dec 2014  MSC Website, Lane County Mitigation Story, Floodway Analysis Guidance
Oct 2014   KAFM Conference, Insurance Refunds, Cost Savings Ideas
July 2014  Lowest Floor, National Conference, Flood Smart
Apr 2014  NFIP Legislation, Elevation Certificates, FEMA Forms
Feb 2014  Likelihood of Flooding, NOAA Atlas 14, Vol. 8, Substantial Improvement
Dec 2013  Biggert Waters, DWR Floodway Requirements
Oct 2013  KAFM, Flood Safety, NFHL, High Water Marks
Aug 2013 HB 2363, Flood Insurance Rates, Mutual Aid, Elevation Certificates
Jun 2013  Arkansas River Historic Flood, Google Maps, USACE Provided Base Flood Elevations
Apr 2013  Grant Applications, On Line LOMC, Watershed Group Success, Flood Awareness
Feb 2013  Mitigation Plans, Insurance and Drought, Disaster Supply Kits, Elevation Certificates
Dec 2012  StormReady Program, Aggregate Stockpiles, CRS Changes, Mitigated Open Space
Oct 2012  KAFM Conference, Unpermitted Development, Floodplain Functions
Jun 2012  One Percent Annual Chance, Extraterritorial Jurisdiction, FIRMette Tutorial
Apr 2012  Window Wells, CAVs, Field Deployed CRS, Elevation Certificates
Feb 2012  State Permits, Increased Cost of Compliance, SDE Upgrade, Fuel Tanks, CRS Group
Dec 2011  Timing Defines Fill, Storm Damage Training, LOMA Using EC, Short Stories
Oct 2011  KAFM, Minor Development, Reasonably Safe From Floods
Jun 2011  ASFPM Conference, Endangered Species Act, No Rise Certification
Apr 2011  Emergency Management Institute, Accurate BFEs, Turn Around Don’t Drown
Feb 2011  Misconceptions, Four Kansas Communities, Scientific Resolution Panel, Technical Bulletins
Dec 2010  KAFM Conference, GIS Flood Websites, Dam Breach Inundation
Oct 2010  LOMA OAS, Preferred Risk Policy Change, Map Information Exchange, Finding BFE
Jun 2010  New FEMA Books, Mitigation Grant, ASFPM Annual Conference
Mar 2010  Floodplain Model, Oil and Gas
Jan 2010  NGVD or NAVD, Paper maps and other news, BFA not BFE

Events & Training Opportunities

Independent Study Courses:

Floodplain Management Training - Independent Study Instructions
Floodplain Elevation Certificate Section A - Floodplain EC Section A

Assorted Publications

USACE Activities Requiring Permits

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Videos

Additional Links & Resources

View a flood map on line FEMA Map Service Center

Find out if your community participates in the National Flood Insurance Program - Community Status Book

Find an agent and learn about flood risk - FloodSmart.gov

Find FEMA Forms and LOMC applications.

Find out what to do before, during, and after a flood - Ready.gov

Kansas Association of Floodplain Management  For professionals interested in promoting proper floodplain management in the State of Kansas.

View documents about post-flood stress and flood clean-up - K-State Research and Extension

Click on the interactive map to see real-time stream gauge data - NOAA/NWS Gauges

Bulletins on topics such as floodproof materials, crawl spaces, fill, and flood openings - FEMA Technical Bulletins

Find a land surveyor in your area - Kansas Society of Land Surveyors

To see reviews of agencies selling flood insurance, visit Consumer Affairs.

Find information about protecting property from flood damage and preparing for disasters - Tips for Reducing Flood Risk

A collaboration of federal, state, and local agencies aimed at reducing risks from floods and other natural disasters - USACE Silver Jackets website

Find data for reservoirs maintained by the US Army Corps of Engineers - Find lake levels for reservoirs

Find information and application forms for DWR floodplain fill permits - DWR Floodplain Fill Permitting
 
NFIP Material/Publications can be requested from:
FEMA Distribution Center
PO Box 430
Buckeystown, MD 21717
Phone:    800-480-2520
Fax:        301-362-5335

List of Flood Zone Determination Companies is available online 

National Flood Insurance Reform Act (NFIRA) Bulletins are available upon request via FAX. Send your name and address by FAX to the Federal Insurance Administration at 202-646-4387, attention: Bill Lesser