Completed: March 2019.

Funding: Federal Emergency Management Agency.

The flood models associated with flood studies are valuable data needed for managing development in the SFHA. ASFPM is aware of a number of entities that provide access to flood models. ASFPM documented state and local authorities who provide access to flood engineering models and evaluated the potential of using the National Hydrography Dataset in conjunction with FEMA’s Coordinated Needs Management Strategy (CNMS) data layer to index the engineering models and enable access.

Accessing the Authoritative Flood Model