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Floodwall Protection at Lourdes Hospital
Binghamton, NY 


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Founded in 2000, NYSFSMA brings together New York State professionals to foster awareness, information exchange and cooperation in the floodplain and stormwater management fields.


 The New York State
Floodplain and Stormwater Managers Association:

 Promotes floodplain and stormwater management as a means of reducing flood damage and protecting, restoring and enhancing water quality;
Enhances cooperation between various related private, local, state and federal agencies;
Encourages and ensures effective, new and innovative approaches to managing NYS floodplain and stormwater systems. 
Recent News   

Our Spring 2015 Newsletter is Now Available!


Our 2015 NYSFSMA Conference is April 27th-29th
 at the Syracuse Double Tree Hotel (By Hilton)
6301 State Route 298, East Syracuse 13057
A block of rooms have been reserved for the Government rate of $96 a night.  Please reserve your room for this rate by April 6th, 2015 by clicking the link below (or calling 315-432-0200).

To register online for the conference, click below:
There is still room for exhibitors.  The exhibitor form may be downloaded below:


Autumn 2014 Newsletter Released! 
Please click button to view the:

NYSERDA Climate Adaptation solicitation released--PON 2941

As advisors and/or collaborators on our programs and projects, I wanted to let you all know that our new climate adaptation solicitation has been released: PON 2941 Climate Change Adaptation Research and Strategies. You can find more information and all the documents at


Please feel free to forward the link to anyone you might think would be interested.


--Amanda D. Stevens, NYSERDA


Better Late than Never...
2014 NYSFSMA Conference Photo's
Are you a Member Yet? If not, Consider Joining Us!

2014 NYSFSMA Conference Photo's 

Who Uses Stream Gauge Data?
By Janet Thigpen, CFM 
Flood Mitigation Specialist 
Southern Tier Central Regional Planning & Development Board 
Presentation at “Stream Gauges ~ Follow the Flow” Congressional Briefings 
on May 2, 2014 (hosted by the US Geological Survey) 
Who Uses Stream Gauge Data?

How Recent Legislative Changes Affect Flood Insurance - FEMA Overview

  • 04/15/2014
  • Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 - FEMA Overview




    Letter from NYSFSMA to Governor Cuomo asking for his support by vetoing the Amendments to 

    Georgica Beach Restoration (East Hampton, NY)
    after being damaged in Tropical Storm Lee in 2011. 


    Stormwater Management: Hash Pond
    Suffolk County, NY