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Where Will The Water Go?


Last updated 3/9/2020 at 12:03pm

The purpose of a floodplain: “The storage and conveyance of flood waters, the reduction of flood velocities and flood peaks, and the improvement of water quality by filtering impurities from storm water runoff.”

I have continued to ask this simple question: “Where do you think the displaced water will go when the floodplain is raised and paved?”

Actually, it will no longer be a floodplain according to the definition. I’ve sent my question to the county manager and the county commissioners several times.

I have received one comment (not an answer) from a commissioner, and I qu...

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