Although unpredictable and oftentimes unpreventable, there are ways that communities can plan and prepare for the effects of flooding. The following information will help communities ensure they are equipped and ready for the next time flooding happens in their area.
Published on August 28, 2023
With one in five U.S. households depending on septic systems to treat their wastewater, knowing how to protect your system after a major flood could save your system from expensive repairs.
Published on August 25, 2023
Deciding which trees to save after a storm often requires careful inspection. When in doubt, always consult with a professional arborist before working around damaged trees.
Published on June 14, 2023
Tools and resources to help homeowners and renters make financial decisions.
Published on June 2, 2020
Considerations and tips for helping 4-H members organize a service project in response to a natural disaster.
Published on June 26, 2017
Mid-Michigan's 2017 storm reminiscent of the 1986 Great Flood.
Published on July 22, 2014
With rainfall intensification predicted in the Midwest, a new checklist guides communities in developing policies and standards to improve flood resilience.
Published on April 23, 2014
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality urges caution. Flood waters can carry contaminants into residential well water supplies.
Published on March 31, 2014
Make time on April 30, the first National Day of Action, to learn actions you can take to be ready should one or more of these natural disasters strike your neighborhood.
Published on March 14, 2014
Learn action steps you can take now as we transition into spring, a season in Michigan when floods most typically occur.
Published on May 15, 2013
Recent flooding serves as a reminder that upstream stormwater management efforts can reduce impacts at home and downstream.