FAQ Topic: Flooding
A relatively flat or low land area adjoining a river, stream, or watercourse which is subject to partial or complete inundation. An area subject to the unusual and rapid accumulation or runoff of surface waters from any source. https://www.fema.gov/emergency-management-agencies www.mapwv.gov
A floodway is; the channel of a river or other watercourse and the adjacent land area that must be reserved to discharge the base flood without increasing the water surface elevation of that flood more than one foot at any point. https://www.fema.gov/emergency-management-agencies www.mapwv.gov
A flood zone is ________________.
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