Recent Examples of floodplain from the Web
The latest Kansas City floodplain maps were updated earlier this year.
Buying up the deepest corners of the floodplain makes enormous sense.
Removal of the dam will lower the floodplain by as much as one foot in some upstream locations.
To make matters worse, Winnie is considered outside the floodplain, so almost none of the residents had flood insurance.
My wife is trained in hazard mitigation and floodplain management and is one of the thousands of civil servants around the state who will help to put it back together.
This majestic urban architecture towered over the swampy Mississippi River floodplains, blotting out the region's tiny villages.
Currently, the federal government subsidizes residential development on floodplains.
The damage may point the way toward what had been thought unfeasible just last year — the multimillion-dollar job of purchasing and knocking down homes in the 10-year floodplain to protect the rest of the community of about 6,000 residents.
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