REGISTRATION NOW FREE FOR "CRS CREDITS FOR FLOOD WARNING" WEBINAR!
NHWC-Sponsored Live Broadcast
Rescheduled Date: Tuesday, November 13th
"Revised Credits For Flood Warning In the NFIP Community Rating System"
Al W. Goodman, CFM and Consultant to CRS Task Force
David C. Curtis, NHWC President and Vice President, WEST Consultants, Inc.
IMPORTANT CHANGES TO PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENT: In order to make this training opportunity available to the broadest audience of floodplain administrators, Certified Floodplain Managers, and others, the NHWC has decided to drop registration fees. We have also rescheduled the event to allow more time for this revised announcement to be distributed throughout all CRS communities.
PURPOSE: Credits for flood warning will be modified significantly in the upcoming revision of the NFIP Community Rating System Coordinators Manual. Useful information on these revised credits will be presented that could mean big savings for your flood insurance policy holders. Please plan on attending.
START TIME: 11 AM ET / 8 AM PT
DURATION: 1 HOUR
REGISTRATION: FREE (However, participation is limited. So, register soon!)
Certified Floodplain Managers (CFMs) who participate in the webinar will earn one Core Continuing Education Credit (CEC).
Mr. Al W. Goodman, Jr., CFM - Principal of AWG Consulting, LLC serves as a Consultant to FEMA’s National Floodplain Insurance Program’s Community Rating System Task Force. Before retiring this past year, Al was the Mississippi NFIP State Coordinator and served as the Chair of the Association of State Floodplain Managers from 2007-2009. Al lives in Brandon, Mississippi.
Dr. David C. Curtis is the current President of the NHWC. Dave is also Vice President of WEST Consultants. For more than three decades, Dave has been involved in the design, development, and implementation of award-winning innovations in more than 50 automated environmental and flood monitoring systems across the US and in eighteen countries abroad. Dave lives in Folsom, California.
The webinar agenda will include:
- Background to the National Flood Insurance Program's (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS) 600 Series: Warning and Response
- Proposed changes to the CRS credits for flood warning & response, levees, and dams
- Linkages between floodplain management and emergency management
- CASE STUDY - What qualifies a Flood Warning System for earning CRS credits?
Participants will gain knowledge that will increase their ability to help protect people and property from flood hazards. The communities, where participants live and work, will benefit from the added safety and resiliency. These communities will also gain economically as the various activities described in the training are implemented, credits are attained, and flood insurance premiums are reduced.
Click here for more information and online registration.
The National Hydrologic Warning Council (NHWC) mission is to support emergency and floodplain managers, and others in their understanding and use of real-time, quality hydrologic information from automated remote systems for the protection of lives, property, and the environment.
To learn more, or, to join the NHWC, please visit our website www.hydrologicwarning.org.