Flood Plain Management Plan Progress Report Available


October 4, 2017
For Immediate Release

Flood Plain Management Plan Progress Report Available

The Floodplain Management Plan Progress Report 2017 is available to the public and to the media as of October 4, 2017. The progress report is part of the Northern Virginia Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan and is published annually by the staff of the Stormwater Planning Division, Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, Fairfax County.

Nine-teen flood mitigation actions are addressed in the report. An example includes:

Fairfax County Mitigation Action 2 (2016): Continue to implement flood proofing methods for some structures based on the outcome of analyzing alternative solutions to flood causes.

Huntington Levee

A contract to design a levee system to better protect the Huntington Community from flooding was awarded to an engineering consultant. Design work has been completed and construction began in February 2017. The project is estimated at $30 million and is scheduled to be completed by 2019. Additional information can be accessed through the county website at the Huntington Levee page.

To obtain a copy of the report call 703-324-5500, TTY 711 or email SWPDmail@fairfaxcounty.gov.

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To request this information in an alternate format call 703-324-5500, TTY 711.



Contact: Irene Haske

703-324-5821, TTY 711


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