Analysis of the IHDA Floodproofing Loan Program
Designed to give the reader an overview of steps that can be taken to protect a property from damage from the type of surface water flooding and sewer backup that faces most of northeastern Illinois.
Copies of the "Guide..." can be provided in Microsoft Word to local officials who wish to reproduce it locally or to have a locally-tailored version.
Intended to reach a wide audience of those interested in protecting people, property and natural functions from flood damage caused by nature and human development.
To request any of these IAFSM publications, call 630-443-8145 or email: IAFSM@illinoisfloods.org
2015 Illinois Flood Symposium
Report from the one day symposium hosted by The Illinois Association for Stormwater and Floodplain Management with the Association of State Floodplain Managers Foundation to address flood risk in Illinois.
Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Interactive maps, engineering reports, water allocation guidelines, dam safety reports, floodplain publications, and floodproofing guides.
The audience for this guidebook is people involved with providing emergency messages and information to the public during times of impending flooding from dams and levees.
This example booklet provides communities interested in Floodplain Management Planning credit, under the Community Rating System (CRS), detailed information into the planning process and procedures to make the plan successful. Provided by FEMA.
Protecting Floodplain Resources, A Guidebook for Communities, Federal Interagency Floodplain Management Task Force, 1995
Written to introduce local officials and citizens to natural resources in floodplains and to suggest strategies for wise management of those areas. Includes case studies. 40 pages. Available free from FEMA Publications, 800/480-2520.
Multi-Objective Management (M.O.M.) Resource Directory
M.O.M. is a stand-alone, Windows-based database that contains more than 300 assistance programs offered by private, state, and federal sources. By typing in keywords, the user can locate information about relevant programs. This database is available free of charge from the National Park Service.
For additional information, contact David Thomson, Program Manager (Midwest Region), at Telephone: 402-661-1570, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Address: Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program, National Park Service, 601 Riverfront Drive, Omaha, NE 68102.
Source: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service's Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance (http://www.nps.gov/ncrc/programs/rtca/contactus/regions/midwest.html).