Minimize Risk From Extreme Flooding Events: Planning, Early Warning, Emergency Mitigation, and Real-Time Response

Recent extreme events brought by Hurricane Harvey and Irma have pushed local infrastructure beyond design limits. Local officials and emergency personnel prepared for, executed and responded admirably throughout their ordeals. This educational webinar will look at the technology available today where models can help plan for the next extreme event or assist with real-time scenario forecasting during the event.

This webinar will discuss:

  • Flood Boundary and Hazard Mapping
  • Evacuation Route Planning and Cut-off Times
  • Use of Forecast Rainfall to predict specific flooding events
  • Automatic real-time notifications to responders and citizenry
  • Evaluate different mitigation strategies to address situations as they arise.

Co-Presented by: 

Matthew Anderson, P.E., CFM, Storm and Flood Products Manager

Nathan Gerdts, Product Specialist