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.
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.
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.
The online open house is your chance to review the 2018 update to the Rivers Flood Hazard Management Plan. This open house provides snap shots of the updates and changes to the plan. You can leave comments as you move through the open house.
If you want to read the update in its entirety, click here. Please note the pdf is a large file and can take time to download.
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.