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Ashland County Building Inventory Project

A recent study highlights some of the barriers to acquiring digital tax assessment data to create a detailed building database for flood modeling.

Flood Hazard Data

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is the federal agency ultimately responsible for flood hazard mapping in the United States.  While the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources acts as a technical contractor for the mapping in Wisconsin, all data are distributed by FEMA.

Flood map modernization moving forward in Wisconsin

Nineteen of the state’s 72 counties have undergone revised floodplain mapping, with preliminary maps to be unveiled to the public this fall.

WLIA workshop, WLIP grants push flood hazard map modernization

Recent efforts by the statewide community to leverage FEMA funds and get involved locally

Improved flood hazard mapping on the way

Funds allocated to DNR by FEMA for map modernization.