Flood Plain Management

To promote the common interest in reducing flood losses and to encourage the protection and enhancement of natural floodplain values...


Bay Area Luncheons

WHEN: Thursday, May 18, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

LOCATION: One Kaiser Plaza, Suite 1150, Oakland, CA

SPEAKERS: Rohin Salh, Alameda County

TOPIC:  Alameda County Hydrology and Hydraulics Manual

COST:  $15 for FMA Members and $20 for Non-members

TO REGISTER:  Register on-line HERE. Seating limited.

**Attendees should allow extra time to pass through security on the first floor and check in at the Regional Board office on the 14th floor. 

Topic Description:

About the updated H & H Manual 

  • Based on extensive local precipitation and stream gauge data.
  • Applicability ranges from small urban catchments to large rural watersheds.
  • Applicability ranges from steep headwater systems to flat downstream systems.
  • Adaptable to local areas with limited data.
  • Results in runoff estimates with a high level of confidence.
  • Results in substantial refinement to floodplains and associated mitigation costs.
  • Includes detailed guidance for design and assessment of hydraulic structures.
  • See press release here

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FMA organizes luncheons in the Bay Area on a variety of topics relating to floodplain management.  If you would like to be added to the notification list please send an e-mail . If you are interested in a particular speaker or topic, please contact Mary Seits, at mary.seits@floodplain.org.


FMA Bay Area Luncheon Presentations

Alameda County Hydrology & Hydraulics Manual

San Francisco Advanced Quantitative Precipitation Information System

Funding Stormwater Services 

Sustainable Funding for Stormwater Services

San Francisco Bay Area Study (March 2013, 6 MB)