The online open house will allow the community to review the progress on the plan, review proposed updates and provide comments on those proposals. The open house will start on this page. Check back in April.
In 2013, Pierce County adopted the Rivers Flood Hazard Management Plan. A review and revision schedule was built into the plan. That time has come and the county is starting the process of a making minor revisions and updates.
This process is expected to conclude in April 2018.
In 2013, Pierce County adopted the Rivers Flood Hazard Management Plan after extensive public input and review by technical professionals. The Rivers Flood Hazard Management Plan guides how flooding and the associated hazards on major rivers, large tributaries, and associated floodplains are managed. The plan is a comprehensive approach to reduce damages and protect public safety from major river flooding and channel migration.
Pierce County Council approved the Rivers Flood Hazard Management Plan in 2013. The 20-year plan outlines how the county will address flooding and channel migration along the rivers, large tributaries and associated floodplains.