Stories tagged with: Flood Plain

June 28, 2010 - 6:11pm
6 years 4 weeks ago

After being passed almost a month ago, new flood plain regulations come before the Muskingum County Commissioners for some minor tweaking.

A public hearing was held today at the County Commissioner's to present slightly revised maps and regulations concerning the flood plains.

"They were revised because three words were left out, the three words were 'and incorporated areas' which referenced the new maps that we had," says Muskingum County Flood Plain Coordinator, Ray...

January 29, 2010 - 6:19pm
6 years 26 weeks ago

New technology is helping residents see if their homes are at risk during a flood.

Satellite technology from FEMA is re-mapping which homes sit in the flood plain. The new technology is much more accurate and the Muskingum County Building Department is estimating as many 600 more structures will now be considered part of the flood plain.

"There are several structures that are going into the flood plain that were never in the flood plain under the old mapping...

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