Floodplain Management Training

Below is the current listing of free online and in person trainings that the TWDB Community Assistance group will be offering. The target audience for these courses are local officials and anyone involved with floodplain management. Please contact flood@twdb.texas.gov for any questions about training opportunities.

Available Courses:

Intro to Base Level Engineering - October 14, 2021

The purpose of this webinar is to inform floodplain administrators, community members, engineers, and other stakeholders about Base Level Engineering (BLE) and its intended use for floodplain management within local communities. The webinar will cover what BLE is, the benefits of using BLE, how to use BLE for floodplain management and regulatory reporting, an overview of various BLE products, as well as live demonstrations of how to use the BLE web viewer.

Participants will receive 2 CECs through TFMA after attending this webinar.

Date:
October 14, 2021
Time:
1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Location:
Online (Webinar)
Cost:
Free
Registration Link:
Base Level Engineering / Texas Water Development Board
Floodplain Management 101 - November 17-18, 2021

This course will provide attendees with an introduction to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), concepts of floodplain management, maps and studies, ordinance administration, and the relationship between floodplain management and flood insurance. This course will be split into two four-hour days.

Participants will receive 7 CECs through TFMA after attending this training.

Date:
November 17-18, 2021
Time:
8:00 AM-12:30 PM
Location:
Online (Webinar)
Cost:
Free
Registration Link:
Floodplain Managment 101 / Texas Water Development Board
Substantial Damage & Substantial Improvement Basics - December 15, 2021

This training discusses substantial damage and substantial improvement as part of the minimum requirements of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Participants will learn about when to make SD/SI assessments, the necessary tools in assessing SD/SI, and about opportunities for communities to receive assistance in completing accurate SD/SI determinations after a disaster.

Participants will receive 1 CEC through TFMA after attending this webinar.

Date:
December 15, 2021
Time:
10:00 AM- 11:00 AM
Location:
Online (Webinar)
Cost:
Free
Registration Link:
Substantial Damage & Substantial Improvements / Texas Water Development Board

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