Share This Page


Urban flooding occurs when rain overwhelms drainage systems and waterways and makes its way into the basements, backyards, and streets of homes, businesses, and other properties. There are several ways in which stormwater can cause the flooding of a property: overflow from rivers and streams, sewage pipe backup into buildings, seepage through building wall and floors, and the accumulation of stormwater on property and in public rights-of-way.

Learn more here

Related Content

Research/Report

FEATURED

State and Federal Data Sources

Read More

FEATURED

Risk-Based Policy

Read More

FEATURED

Gun Ownership & Household Exposure

Read More

View More