massFM Exclusive Webinar: Floodplain Design, Construction + Impacts on Flood Insurance

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This free webinar  provides insight into the importance of proper foundation food vents and dry flood-proofing techniques for buildings located in a food zone. It will identify FEMA, NFIP, ASCE, ICC, and Building Code regulations, codes, and standards as they relate to sustaining foundations and overall business continuity in food hazard areas and analyze the role of building compliance in securing lowering food insurance rates and what mitigation solutions are available. After the course, participants will have a thorough understanding of flood-proofing options and the important role they play in designing a sustainable structure.

Please register for MassFM Exclusive Webinar: Floodplain Design, Construction, and Impacts on Flood Insurance on May 13, 2020 10:00 AM EDT at:


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Past Events

massFM/NMCOG Floodplain Management Workshop: Tewskbury, MA (held on October 10, 2019):

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A Brief Overview on Impacts of Climate Change and why Floodplain Management Matters

FEMA Flood Studies and Maps - Letters of Map Change
Flood Insurance and Mitigation
NFIP Basics in Massachusetts
Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program
MEMA HMA Briefing
2018 MA State Hazard Mitigation and Climate Adaptation Plan

massFM Kickoff Tour: Springfield, MA (held on April 11, 2019)

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The Stream Crossings Explorer

Substantial Improvement Practices

Fluvial-Geomorphology and Flood Risk Management

Post-disaster Responsibilities of Local Officials


massFM Kickoff Event (held on Nov. 8, 2018):

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No Adverse Impact - A Common Sense Strategy for Floodplain Management

Historic Structures in the Floodplain - Mitigation and Compliance

Post-disaster Responsibilities of Local Floodplain Administrators

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