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Flood Risk

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Flood Risk, from most recent to least.

A Guide to Flood Insurance in the DC Area

A Guide to Flood Insurance in the DC Area

Nena Perry-Brown | July 18th

UrbanTurf explains in this article how DC-area residents can go about securing flood insurance.... read»

A Proposed DC Bill Would Establish Zones Where Flood Insurance is Required for New Buildings

A Proposed DC Bill Would Establish Zones Where Flood Insurance is Required for New Buildings

Nena Perry-Brown | October 6th 2021

Last week, the DC Council Chair introduced a bill to enhance scrutiny of development in the city's many flood-prone areas.... read»

Five Design Concepts for How to Save the Tidal Basin from Flooding

Five Design Concepts for How to Save the Tidal Basin from Flooding

Nena Perry-Brown | October 21st 2020

Save the Tidal Basin has mounted an online exhibition of design concepts that would adapt the site to worsening flood conditions.... read»

DC Agency May Restrict Construction in Areas That May Eventually Be Underwater

DC Agency May Restrict Construction in Areas That May Eventually Be Underwater

Nena Perry-Brown | January 6th 2020

The Department of Energy and Environment is considering changes to the floodplain regulations which would restrict construction in areas expected to b... read»

The DC Neighborhoods At Risk of Flooding As Early As Next Year

The DC Neighborhoods At Risk of Flooding As Early As Next Year

Nena Perry-Brown | October 18th 2019

The recent Comprehensive Plan amendments note the possibility of high flood risk along a tributary of the Anacostia River.... read»

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