New tool lets Delawareans check for flood risk – The News Journal

Knowing about a flood risk ahead of time is a helpful option because you can then move yourself and your belongings out of the danger zone. It can save you hassle and money. You can also keep track so you know if you need flood insurance. This tool lets people in Delaware assess their risks.

Key Takeaways:

  • New tool lets residents see flood risk
  • People can make educated decisions
  • Levy and Dike system will be installed to hold back floods

“Delaware environmental officials have released a new mapping tool that lets landowners see flood risks to their own property, which will prove important as some new areas are about to show up.”