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July 2015

Found 1 blog entry for July 2015.

The City of Austin is in the process of updating flood maps as a result of studies regarding the following creeks: Boggy, Bull and West Bull, Carson, Cottonmouth, Dry Creek East, Fort Branch, Shoal, and Tannehill. The City website states that the new, more accurate maps will remove approximately 2,400 properties from the flood plain.  On the other hand, roughly an additional 2,400 other properties will be soon considered to be part of the flood plain.  The City website states that the new maps should become official next January, but are already in use by the City of Austin for controlling future development.

At a recent Stanberry & Associates meeting, we were fortunate enough to have Wes Birdwell, P.E. speak to us about how the flood maps are

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