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Floodplain Management Plan Details Stormwater Progress

10/9/2013 4:29:09 PM

Contact: Ken Sides, (727) 562-4792


Oct. 9, 2013


Ken Sides

(727) 562-4792

Floodplain Management Plan Details Stormwater Progress

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- The City of Clearwater's Floodplain Management Plan helps to identify areas in the city that are prone to flooding and is available at The National Flood Insurance Program discounts flood insurance for properties in communities such as Clearwater that have created a Floodplain Management Plan.

The plan serves as a five-year outlook of what residents can expect when it comes to stormwater and flooding. Some changes and progress from the last update in 2009 include the following:

Clearwater added several new online features to help residents, property owners, property professionals, and others to identify the flood zone for a particular property and request elevation certificates. These are available at

Following is a list of stormwater projects that have been completed in the past few years:

- Tropic Hills Stormwater Outfall Phase I

- Kapok Land Acquisition and Restoration Analysis

- Prospect Lake Park Construction (dredging is in process)

- Moccasin Lake Habitat Improvement Feasibility

- Stevenson Creek Stormwater Retrofit Project

- North Greenwood Neighborhood Stormwater Project

- Myrtle Avenue and Palmetto Street Drainage Improvements Projects

- Glen Oaks Phase I and II Stormwater and Recreation Improvements

- Alligator Creek Channels B, F, & G

- North Beach Drainage Improvements

- NE Coachman Road Bridge Assessment

- Palmetto Street Drainage Improvements

- NE Coachman Road Bridge Assessment

- Kipling Plaza Lift Station

- Beach Walk Water Quality Spencer Pond

- Allen's Creek

To learn more, visit, e-mail, or call (727) 562-4792.