Lower Platte River Corridor Alliance
Environmental Suitability Assessment
500 - Year Floodplain
Description

Areas that are subject to a 0.2% probability of a certain size flood occurring in any given year.

Reasons for including
  • Areas of potential flooding and flood storage
Development Information

   Considerations: 
  • All critical actions in the 500-year floodplain shall be designed and built at or above the 100-year floodplain.
   Contacts: 
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency
    9221 Ward Parkway, Suite 300
    Kansas City, MO. 64114-3372
    Telephone: (816) 283-7063
  • Brian Dunnigan
    Deputy Director, Head, Floodplain/Dam Safety Division
    Ne Dept. of Natural Resources
    301 Centennial Mall South
    Lincoln, NE 68509-4676
    P (402) 471-3934
    F (402) 471-2900
Implementation Information

   Concepts: 
  • Floodplain Management Districts
   Examples: