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Published On 12/20/2017
We don't have the tools to understand flood risk in the Genesee-Finger Lakes region
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Published On 11/26/2017
Current dam lacks movable segments, release gates, and was built only for navigation, power generation
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Published On 11/9/2016
Powell Responds to NYSFSMA Comments on CRS
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Published On 10/11/2016
US ACoE letter Regarding Fire Island to Montauk Point Project
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Published On 3/31/2016
NYSFSMA Comments on the Community Rating System (CRS)
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Published On 8/13/2013
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is challenging storm-damaged communities to come up with their own plan to rebuild after recent natural disasters.

The New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program was established for areas impacted by Hurricane Irene, Tropical Storm Lee and Superstorm Sandy.
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Published On 8/13/2013
The latest trend in urban renewal involves opening up underground streams.
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Published On 7/19/2013
Seven streams in Oneida and Herkimer counties have been designated by the state as high flood-risk streams, qualifying them for flood mitigation money and design help on specific projects.
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Published On 5/9/2013
NYS Recovery Resource Center for those affected by Hurricane Sandy, Hurricane Irene, and Tropical Storm Lee.
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Published On 4/18/2013
Outside Witness Testimony from ASFPM
Submitted to Subcommittee on Homeland Security; House Committee on Appropriations;
Regarding FEMA Budget Request for Fscal Year 2014
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Published On 4/1/2021
A wealth of research and information about the Mohawk Watershed, maintained by Prof. John Garver at Union College. E.g., the 1/26/21 article is a detailed look at a decade of efforts to reduce flood damages in the state's first historic district, the Schenectady Stockade neighborhood.

https://mohawk.substack.com/
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Recent News

Published On 6/28/2019
Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

Upper Carriage House at Bayard Cutting Arboretum
440 Montauk Highway
Great River, NY 11739

Join NYS, USACoE National Nonstructural Flood Proofing Committee and other State/Federal Agencies

Nonstructural Workshop Focused on Reducing Flood Risk & Overview of Floodplain Mgt Prorgrams
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Published On 8/6/2018
The New York State Floodplain and Stormwater Managers Association is excited to announce the 18th Annual Meeting.

Dates: April 15-17, 2019

Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel - Suffern, NY
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Published On 5/24/2018
ASFPM's Flyer "The Costs & Benefits of Building Higher"
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Published On 3/20/2017
ASFPM Opposes President's FY 18 Federal Budget
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Published On 2/2/2022
NYSFSMA joined hundreds of organizations to submit comments to FEMA recommending updates to FEMA's floodplain management regulations.
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Letters & Correspondence

Published On 5/17/2017
Letter to New York Congressional Delegation
Re: Fiscal Year 2018 Funding for Stream, Lake, and Tide Gages
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Published On 5/17/2017
Letter to the Honerable Kirsten Gillibrand, United States Senate
Re: Cassidy-Reed Draft Letter in Support of Flood Mapping and Mitigation
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Published On 1/10/2017
US Army Corp of Engineers letter re: Implementation of EO on Floodplain Mgt
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Published On 12/13/2016
HUD General Council letter re: Proposed Rule to Implement EO 13690
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Published On 10/11/2016
FEMA Chief Council letter re: Proposed Rule to Implement EO 13690
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Published On 8/17/2016
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.
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Published On 3/18/2016
Letter to FEMA Regulatory Affairs Division on Establishing a Deductible for FEMA's Public Assistance Program (Docket ID FEMA-2016-0003)
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