Communication lessens concern
When citizens learn that the protection offered by nearby levees is being reviewed, they will have questions. They will want to know about possible effects on property values, about possible changes in flood insurance , and about what is being done to assure safety. The best approach is to answer such questions as quickly and forthrightly as possible.
This section provides fact sheets and other materials to help you reach out to home and business owners and professional groups during the time that levees are only provisionally accredited.
Savings on flood insurance
Levee protection always comes with risk. You can help your citizens lessen the devastating consequences of a flood by encouraging them to purchase flood insurance. Until new flood maps become effective, many will be able to obtain low-cost Preferred Risk Policies flood insurance.