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Floodplain

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Floodplain, 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»

From Chevy Chase to Congress Heights: The New Small Area Plans in The Works For DC

From Chevy Chase to Congress Heights: The New Small Area Plans in The Works For DC

Nena Perry-Brown | December 2nd 2020

The Office of Planning has five new Small Area Plan efforts in the pipeline.... 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»

A Guide to Flood Insurance in the DC Area

A Guide to Flood Insurance in the DC Area

Nena Perry-Brown | August 4th 2020

The tropical storm affecting the DC area today reinforces the importance of flood insurance. Here's how to get it and what to expect cost-wise.... read»

Does Your Home Have a High Flood Risk Score?

Does Your Home Have a High Flood Risk Score?

UrbanTurf Staff | June 30th 2020

A new tool allows users to input their property address and receive a flood risk score based on a variety of factors.... 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»

NIMBYs, TODs and 100-Year Floods: Land Use Amendments Reflect DC's Changing Development Priorities

NIMBYs, TODs and 100-Year Floods: Land Use Amendments Reflect DC's Changing Development Priorities

Nena Perry-Brown | October 16th 2019

This Element of the recently released Comprehensive Plan draft establishes new growth priorities while undermining NIMBY arguments.... 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»

Underwater Innings: New Software Shows Where Rising Sea Levels Would Impact DC

Underwater Innings: New Software Shows Where Rising Sea Levels Would Impact DC

Nena Perry-Brown | January 8th 2018

New software shows how much of DC would be submerged if sea levels rose by 8 feet.... read»

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