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Increase in Flood Plain Area

For Your Information: Does This Increase Your Flood Insurance

· Flood Plain Area,Insurance cost

This information is provided simply to make you aware that the flood plain area may be increased in the Lake Livingston area. Gary Wulf, our Forest Cove neighbor and City Alderman, provided the following information following the last Point Blank City Council Meeting.

Flood Plain: Apparently, there is a plan to increase the flood plain area. This may increase the cost for flood insurance. Section III and along Edgewater may be more vulnerable than others in the POA. 

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You can view the re-description for yourself at:

When you get out of the "Disclaimer," go to the Data Layers box on theleft and click on "Base Level Engineering," and add the !% and 0.2% box. Close the Box. The data will pop up. It is a little slow to load. 

There is additional reading on the web at:     Base Level Engineering (BLE) Tools and Resources | Tools,  templates and resources in the searchable list below assist communities for the local review and incorporation of Base Level Engineering datasets in their floodplain management activities. These tools connect up with BLE data available, free-of-charge, on the interactive on-line portal, known as the Estimated Base Flood Elevation (estBFE) Viewer.


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