The best time to protect your home from future flooding is now. Residents who experienced the massive flooding that devastated the Longmont community in 2013 know that flooding can happen in a very short time. Review these resources to find ways to improve your property's resilience to flooding.
- Boulder County Flood Protection Handbook (PDF) Note that a hard copy of this publication is also available for checkout from Longmont Public Library.
- FEMA's Protecting Your Home and Property from Flood Damage (PDF)
Also available in Spanish: Cómo proteger su vivienda y propiedad de los daños ocasionados por inundaciones (PDF)
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) offers publications and guidance materials for floodproofing through the FEMA Building Sciences website. Additional information is also available through the FEMA Building Science Helpline at (866) 927-2104 or by emailing FEMA-Buildingsciencehelp@fema.dhs.gov.