Accession Number:

ADA101223

Title:

Flood Plain Management Information Report, New York.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

CORPS OF ENGINEERS BUFFALO N Y BUFFALO DISTRICT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

26.0

Abstract:

The major objectives of these studies and technical advice are a To compile in a clear and useful form and to dissimilate to State and local governmental agencies specific information on floods and potential flood hazards including identification of areas subject to inundated by floods of various magnitudes and frequencies b to encourage optimum and prudent use of the nations river valleys by providing to State and local governmental agencies a factual basis for reducing future flood damages and hazards developing land use plans preserving adequate floodway and channel rights-of-way and channel clearances reducing information for the guidance of private citizens reducing future expenditures for Federal projects developments which in the absence of the information program, would have taken place.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE