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Here are some resources to help you learn more about flooding:

Association of State Floodplain Managers: An “organization of professionals involved in floodplain management, flood hazard mitigation, the National Flood Insurance Program, and flood preparedness, warning and recovery.”

Devastation on the Delaware: Stories and Images of the Deadly Flood of 1955 The website for the book that chronicles the legendary Delaware River flood of 1955. Written by Mary Shafer, a regional author and publisher.

Federal Emergency Management Agency: FEMA has many resources for property owners and renters, from the National Flood Insurance Program to the Floodsmart Toolkit. See:

Flood Safety Project: Based in Boulder, Colorado, this project website delivers extensive multi-media information about flood safety

National Weather ServiceSee:

Nurture Nature Center

United States Geological Survey

WaterAlert – Have USGS send you an automated text or email message when the river exceeds the parameter you set (height of water at stream gage, river elevation, precipitation inches, water quality parameters, and others). Use this service along with National Weather Service flood alerts.

Flood Hazards A National Threat fact sheet in PDF form

“100-year-flood: It’s All About Chance” Poster: “This poster is an attempt to explain the concept, probabilistic nature, and inherent uncertainties of the “100-year flood…”

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