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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   

FEMA Is Hiring for Various Positions

S 1679, Flood Insurance Market Parity & Modernization Act
NYSFSMA Letters to Senator Schumer and Senator Gillibrand regarding a bill affecting flood insurance that has passed in the House of Representatives (HR 2901) and its companion bill in the Senate (S 1679).  In its current form, will produce unintended negative results and increased cost for taxpayers.
See the letters below:

JOIN FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Team
FEMA is looking to hire people in the following positions:
Hazard Mitigation: FEMA Hazard Mitigation Jobs
If you are interested in any of these positions, please send your resume to: 
 If you have any questions, please contact:

Nancy L. Parker

FEMA Mitigation

Hazard Mitigation Grant Program


BB 407.761.0433


Another Successful NYSFSMA Conference!
Thank you to all who presented and attended!
Here's a picture of a stop along the Bus Tour (shared by a Member)

Lower Hudson Coalition of Conservation Districts
Call for Presentations
Southeast NY Stormwater Conference
October 19, 2016 - Dutchess Manor - Beacon, NY
For information, Click button below:
NYSFSMA Comments on
“Overview of FEMA’s Intent to Implement the Federal Flood Risk Mgt Standard

 New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC)
Floodplain Management and Coastal Erosion Training

NYSDEC is sponsoring floodplain management training across New York State under a FEMA mitigation grant. The training is geared towards local building and code officials, planners, local elected officials and design professionals.


Full day sessions are being offered to go over floodplain and National Flood Insurance Program topics, including understanding flood maps and floodplain development requirements. Separate half day sessions will cover FEMA levee mapping requirements and New York State coastal erosion hazard area standards.


This training is free of charge.  Upcoming Course Flyers are listed below.

To Register for any of the courses, please click here: NYS DEC Training Registration
Nassau County:
New York City:
Suffolk County:

 Another Successful NYSFSMA Conference was held April 27th-29th!
 at the Syracuse Double Tree Hotel (By Hilton)
6301 State Route 298, East Syracuse 13057
Thank you to all of the Presenters for sharing your Expertise!
Congratulations to Jen Marcy, CFM (Atkins), the 2015 Presidential Award Winner!

Executive Director Bill Nechamen with 2015 Presidential Award Winner Jen Marcy (Atkins)

Our Spring 2015 Newsletter is Now Available!



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