Floodplain Management and Mitigation Success Stories in Pennsylvania
We’ve collected examples of successfully implemented natural hazard mitigation projects throughout Pennsylvania in order to assist or encourage other communities in reducing or eliminating the effects of natural disasters. Funded through public and/or private partnerships, hazard mitigation activities can ultimately save lives, minimize property damage and reduce the cost of natural disasters.
Click on the map below or the list to the right to find summaries of projects near you. Do you have your own Mitigation Success Story to share? Please do so, here.
To find resources for Pennsylvania residents and business owners, see the Pennsylvania Silver Jackets' Flood Risk Management Resources website here.
Floodplain Management and
Mitigation Success Stories
Drainage Improvements and Floodplain Enhancements
Dauphin County -Township of Derry Drainage Improvements
Luzerne County - Wyoming Valley Emergency Action Plan
Emergency Management/Warning Notification
Northumberland County - Sunbury Flood Operations Center
Flood Risk Management
Columbia County - Flood Risk Management project for Kawneer Company, Inc.
Northumberland County - Sunbury Flood Risk Management System
Columbia County - Bloomsburg Airport Elevation
Columbia County - Design and Construction of a Flood Control System for Autoneum North America, Inc. and the Windsor Woods facility
Montour County - Danville Area Middle School
Venango County - Oil City Ice Boom
Butler County - Harmony Junction Dam Removal, Connoquenessing Creek, Jackson Township
Mercer County - Cunningham Memorial Dam Removal, Grove City
Dauphin County - Stage Inundation Map Library for the Susquehanna River at Harrisburg
Union County - Acquisition and Demolition of Ten Flood Prone Properties located on South Sixth Street in the Borough of Lewisburg
Local Preparedness/Warning Notification
Cameron County - Outdoor Siren Warning System at the George B Stevenson Dam
Spatial Data Survey of 67 counties
Pennsylvania Silver Jackets’ Flood Risk Management Resources Website