Topics of information available to the public include: Know your flood hazard; Insure your property for your flood hazard; Protect people and property from the hazard (storm preparedness); Build responsibly; After the storm; and Protect natural floodplain functions.
Besides the links to websites and documents that are found below, handouts and other reference materials addressing and promoting these topics/messages are available in the Code and Construction Office located in Borough Hall, 29 Church Street, Keansburg, NJ. Additionally, the Keansburg Public Library located on Shore Boulevard in Keansburg has a comprehensive reference section dedicated to flooding and related information.
Need specific information on how to protect your home from flooding? What flood zone is your property in? What is the Base Flood Elevation for your house? Or would you like historical flooding information for the property’s location? Please contact the Construction Code Office at 732-787-0215 Ext. 220 to obtain information about a property. Homeowners may also call to schedule an appointment for a site visit to assess your home and property. When applicable, measures will be recommended to prevent/minimize the impact of flooding to your home and contents.
Coastal Construction Fact Sheet
Information concerning building in a coastal area
Disaster Info for College Students
Disaster information and resources for College Students
FEMA / DHS
Link to the FEMA and Department of Homeland Security Official Website
FEMA: Repairing your flooded home
Informational brochure from FEMA
Copy of Hurricane Sandy Flood Inundation Map
The OFFICIAL website of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
Focus on Floods
An organization which is dedicated to addressing the fundamental conflict between economic development and conservation of the environment
How high should my house be? This link as an address look up tool to help give estimated base flood elevations. (PLEASE ALWAYS CONSULT WITH THE FLOODPLAIN MANAGER BEFORE ENGAGING IN ANY PROJECT)
Keansburg’s Creek Tide GAGE info
High water mark for Waackaack Creek. Note reference purposes: Sandy tides reached a high of 5.8 feet October 29/November 1 2012.
Keansburg Newsletter_WEB 7.2016
July 2016 Resident Newsletter-Flood Info, Recycling and More!
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Website
The Federal Government’s emergency preparedness website
Red Cross: Repairing Your Flooded Home Booklet
Informational guide if you experience flooding
Reducing Flood Risks 8.2016
Informational guide to reducing your flood risk
Repetitive Loss Funding Sources
Information for homeowners who experience repetitive loss due to flooding.
Sheriff’s Office Update (March 2014)
Sheriff’s Office Newsletter
Federal Government weather safety website