Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Lake-area Flood Plain map likely remain unchanged despite FEMA agreement


Lake-area flood plain maps will likely remain unchanged despite FEMA agreement - Camdenton, Mo - Serving Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks region including Osage Beach, Camdenton, Lake Ozark, Eldon and Sunrise Beach


The Federal Emergency Management Agency received some applause and attention for agreeing to re-evaluate its flood plain mapping program, but there probably won’t be much of an impact on flood insurance buying procedures at Lake of the Ozarks.

FEMA altered its approach to evaluating the National Flood Insurance Program midstream, but it will not likely redo its flood plain mapping of the Lake of the Ozarks, specifically the Big Niangua in Camden County, which drew concern and protests from residents a year ago. Read more at:

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