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Liberty's new flood maps to be revealed

Liberty's new flood maps to be revealed

Jeff Ricketson is executive director ...


POSTED: July 18, 2016 10:41 a.m.

Liberty's new flood maps to be revealed

Open house set for Wednesday

The Environmental Protection Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency has released updated, digital flood hazard maps for review and comment prior to their final adoption. The maps, known as Flood Insurance Rate Maps, show the extent to which areas recently remapped in Liberty County and the municipalities of Allenhurst, Flemington, Hinesville, Midway, Riceboro and Walthourville, are at risk for flooding. Used to help determine flood insurance and building requirements, the new maps replace maps that were based on studies up to 10 years old.


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