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January 10, 2020 Workshop
Friday, January 10, 2020, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM CST
Category: Workshops

online Registration Has Closed - you may register at the door

January 10, 2020
SLSI January Workshop ~ Scheman Center (Iowa State Campus) - Ames, IA
8:00AM (Registration 7:30AM) - 5:00PM

Floodplains and FEMA/NFIP
for Land Surveyors, Engineers and
Other Professionals


William Tingle, P.G., CFM
Geomatics Workshops


Workshop Topics:

FEMA Elevation Certificate
• Step by Step Instructions
• Foundation Vents
• Building Types, Diagrams
• Insurance vs. Local Uses
• Common Mistakes

Floodplain Maps
• Reading Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMS)
• FIS Report - Profiles, Floodway Tables, etc.
• Impacts of New FIRMs
• FEMA’s Web Site

National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
• Recent Changes Impacting
Surveyors , Engineers, FPMs
• NFIP Background/Overview
• Save Clients Major $$$

 Letters of Map Change (LOMC)
• (LOMA) Letter of Map Amendment
• (LOMR-F) Letter of Map Revision - Fill 
• Engineering Revisions (LOMRs)
• Using Online LOMC and E-LOMA
• Step by Step Instruction

Approximate (Unnumbered A)
• Common problems/solutions
• How to find/determine BFE
• Local vs. Flood Insurance Issues
• How determined/mapped

Hydrologic/Hydraulic Modeling
• Discharge calculation methods
• No-rise Studies
• CLOMR/LOMR Process

Other Topics
• Building code requirements
• Flood Determination Companies

This course provides a PRACTICAL overview of FEMA/National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) including state and local issues