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...