Flood Mapping for the Nation
Since 1969, the US has invested $6.6 billion ($10.6 billion in 2019 dollars) in flood hazard mapping, resulting in nearly $22 billion in losses avoided. But we are far from completing the job, as only 1/3 of the nation’s streams have currently been mapped. Visit Flood Mapping for the Nation to learn more.
Understanding and Managing Flood Risk: A Guide for Elected Officials
This comprehensive flood guide walks elected officials through the key information they need to fulfill their floodplain management responsibilities before, during, and after a flood event. Visit Understanding and Managing Flood Risk: A Guide for Elected Officials to access the report.
Research & Projects
About the FSC
Learn more about the Flood Science Center, our research interests, partnerships and staff.