Flood Management

flooding approaching cars in parking lot 

National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) - Established by Congress with the passage of the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, the NFIP is administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Learn more about Flood Maps, Flood Regulations, and Flood Insurance.  

The Torrent - Archived Newsletters about floodplain management issues and FEMA programs

Rising Waters video

Rising Waters: Planning for Flooding in Connecticut - An educational video that highlights flooding scenarios within our state along with the social and economic impacts of flooding, and opportunities for mitigation. The video aims to increase the knowledge base of municipal officials to make informed decisions and effective choices supporting resilience. (Video length - 15 minutes) 


Connecticut DEEP Flood Management Certification Program

Connecticut General Statutes Sections 25-68b through 25-68h require any state agency proposing an activity within or affecting a floodplain or that impacts natural or man-made storm drainage facilities to submit a flood management certification to DEEP.

For further information contact the Land and Water Resources Division at 860-424-3019.

Content last updated November 9, 2021.