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Flood Zone

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

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 »

A Guide to Flood Insurance in the DC Area

A Guide to Flood Insurance in the DC Area

Nena Perry-Brown | September 2nd 2021

The rampant flooding in the wake of Hurricane Ida over the last several days reinforces the importance of flood insurance. Here's how to get it and... 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... read »

How Flooding Will Affect DC-Area Residences In the Coming Years

How Flooding Will Affect DC-Area Residences In the Coming Years

UrbanTurf Staff | July 9th 2019

On Monday, a month's worth of rainfall fell in a couple hours in the DC region resulting in flooded roads and stranded motorists, and providing a... read »

Eleanor Holmes Norton Proposes Bill to Increase DC’s Flood Protection Funding

Eleanor Holmes Norton Proposes Bill to Increase DC’s Flood Protection Funding

Nena Perry-Brown | April 10th 2019

The District of Columbia Flood Prevention Act would permit the city to receive federal funding for flood protection as a "coastal state". ... read »

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