FLOODING/STORMWATER RELATED PROGRAMS IN PENNSYLVANIA: Data, Models, Products, Applicability A White Paper by the Stormwater SubCommittee of the Floodplain Mapping and Technical Committee of the Pennsylvania Association of Floodplain Managers
Contributor(s): Paul DeBarry | Benjamin J. Ehrhart | Eric Jespersen | Gary Milbrand | Nate Miller | Jeff Scholly | Cleighton Smith | Kerry Wilson | Christine WorleyMaterial type: TextPublisher: Pennsylvania Association of Floodplain Managers 2016Description: 52 pages illustrationsContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeOther title: FLOODING STORMWATER RELATED PROGRAMS IN PENNSYLVANIASubject(s): Flooding- Government policy- Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania | Stormwater- Government policy- PennsylvaniaOther classification: Online resources: Access publication here through ASFPM digital library
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Executive Summary -- Background Information -- Programs Related to Flooding and/or Stormwater -- The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) -- PA Act 166-Floodplain Management Act -- PaDEP Act 167 -- Act 68 of 2013 -- Act 123 of 2014 -- PennDOT Bridges and Culverts -- NPDES/MS4 -- State Water Plan -- Chesapeake Bay Program -- USACE -- Susquehanna River Basin Commission -- DCNR (River Conservation Plans) -- Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PaFBC) -- Local Projects (tax or infrastructure) -- Pennsylvania Dam Safety and Encroachment Act (Act 325 of 1978) -- Hazard Mitigation Planning -- Sub-Committee's Analysis -- Recommendations --Conclusions -- References
Floodplain Managers have learned that proper stormwater management can help reduce flooding, and that the two disciplines are truly integrated through integrated water resource management. This white paper reviews the background, jurisdiction and legal authority of the various programs in the State of Pennsylvania; their goals, geographic extent of the program, data required, models utilized, final products, applicability to other programs and their current status and
budget as well as recommendations for corrective measures that are supported by the PA Floodplain Managers.
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