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FMA is the premier venue for floodplain management professionals interested in reducing flood risk and creating sustainable floodplains. The association serves as an unbiased forum for legislature, government, industry and science to advance best practices, technologies, policies, regulations and legal strategies, with a focus on California, Nevada and Hawaii.

FMA presents an ongoing series of symposiums, conferences, and workshops addressing emerging issues of the day, such as: floodplain modeling and mapping; land use strategies; local, state and federal policies, laws and regulations to reduce flood risk; structural and non-structural flood control system design and operation; floodplain restoration and natural resource management; flood hazard mitigation, preparedness and emergency response; flood warning and forecasting; public education, outreach and involvement; and similar topics.

FMA membership is a MUST for anyone serious about participating in shaping floodplain management policy and practice in the United States. Members receive monthly updates, special discounts to professional events and unique opportunities for presentations or sponsorship. Join us today by visiting our Become a Memberpage!


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Deadline: May 26, 2019




The Floodplain Management Association will continue to serve as the premier voice for advancing and promoting flood safety in California, Nevada and Hawaii, as well as environmentally, economically and socially-sustainable use of floodplains.

The Association’s Mission is to improve flood safety and maximize floodplain resources through effective dialogue, collaboration, education, legislation and policy.

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Basic HEC-RAS Modeling Workshop

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2019 FMA Annual Conference