Flood Design, Construction, and Impacts on Flood Insurance

Flood Design, Construction, and Impacts on Flood Insurance

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST

Discuss property's flood zone, map errors, urban sprawl on drainage, adverse impacts of development in flood zones and climate changes in addition to a number of factors.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Describe floods, floodplains, and the potential hazards to buildings.
  2. Explain the difference between wet and dry flood proofing techniques.
  3. Identify regulations, codes and standards as they relate to sustaining foundations in the flood hazard areas.
  4. Define the differences in engineering and non-engineered flood openings and their ability to ensure resilient structures.
  5. Analyze the role of building compliance in securing lowering flood insurance rates and what mitigation solutions are available.
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AIA Course Number: 
WSV10A