Actions You and Your Government Can Take

Flooding is complicated. The problem has many parts, and there’s no one-size-fits-all fix. But there are solutions...

Choosing the right solutions for your flood problem starts with understanding - that’s why we’ve created an easy-to-read menu of flood protection strategies below. In each entry, we summarize the solution and the ways it might help make your community safer from flooding. Some solutions include a Deep Dive on how they work, examples, and best practices for implementation.

Stormwater Ponds

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Why Your Community Needs Stormwater Ponds

Flood Insurance

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Why You Should Have Flood Insurance

Better Standards

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Why The 100-Year Standard Is Not Enough

Beach Renourishment

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Why Your Community Needs Beach Renourishment

Levees

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What You Need to Know About Levees

Flood Maps

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Do You Know Your Home’s True Flood Risk?

Shoreline Protection

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Why Your Community Needs Shoreline Protection

Stormwater Drainage

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Why Your County Needs Better Stormwater Drainage

We are Flood Defenders

A non-profit, non-partisan army of advocates for everyone affected by flooding

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