GIS and Mapping

FEMA Flood

Layer Name:  FEMA Flood

According to FEMA flood zones are geographic areas that FEMA has defined according to varying levels of flood risk.  The FEMA Flood layer represents those varying levels and is representative of the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM)

     FEMA Map Service Center          How to Find Your Flood Map    
  Clearwater County Flood Plain Manager   Bobbi Kaufman    
  Geologic Hazards Study Report   CWCo Final Report    

The Clearwater County FEMA Flood layer was digitized from the FEMA Flood maps. The FEMA Flood maps (FIRM) are located in the Building and Planning Department.

GTU.shp contains these items:

Field Name      Description
OBJECTID   Unique number for identification
ZONE_   Zone Number
Flood_Zone   Flood Zone Number
VALUE    Geotechnical Unit

As flood areas are reviewed and adjusted the polygons will be adjusted to reflect changes.