The National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS) is a voluntary incentive program that recognizes and encourages community floodplain management activities that exceed the minimum NFIP requirements.Read more
Stormwater is a resource and ever growing in importance as the world’s human population demand exceeds the availability of readily obtainable clean water.
Stormwater is water that originates during precipitation events. Rain that falls on streets, sidewalks, houses and driveways are met by impervious surfaces, which prevent the precipitation from infiltrating into the ground.Read more
Carson City’s Stormwater/Floodplain Management Department is in charge of performing inspections and improving the City’s storm drain system, along with providing information and inspections to customers for there private storm drain systems. The department works with FEMA, Engineers and Hydrologists to revise floodplain maps across the City.Read more