Flood Citizens Urged to Write New Jersey State Legislators and County Officials to Advocate Rahway River Flood Mitigation Plan Construction Now.
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US Army Corps of Engineers NEPA Scoping Meeting June 15 at 7PM Union County College

The Cranford Flood Advisory Committee (CFAC) was formed as an official committee of the Township and has been active on current issues since mid 1997. Cranford’s Flood Advisory Committee is overseen by Commissioner Liason Thomas H. Hannen, Jr. and announces that it will continue to meet on the fourth Thursday of the month at 7:30 p. m. in room 108 of the Municipal Building located at 8 Springfield Avenue in Cranford unless otherwise rescheduled. Check this webpage for updates.
On this page we will post downloadable files consisting of flood related reports and information both prepared by the committee or supplied by outside resources. Our intent is to inform the public of all the available facts, choices and meetings surrounding our town’s flood control issues. E-mail your questions or comments to Lou Lambe. SIGN PETITION FOR FUNDING.
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(Please be advised the documents below are large and will take a few minutes to download)

·        US Army Corps of Engineers – Cranford Levee Reliability Report

·        Hatch Mott MacDonald – Levee Reliability Study

·        Interim Project Report-Phases 3 & 4 of N.E. Quadrant Stormwater Management Project

·        Peak Flood Elevation Comparisons

·        2007-04-15 Storm-Event-Report Complete.pdf (10MB)

·        2007-04-15-Storm-Event-Report-Without-Exhibits.pdf

·        Flood-Questions-Answers-Information

·        Phase-3-and-4-Projected-Flow-Improvement.doc

·        September, 2010 Report of River Blockages

·        Rahway River Valley Elevation Map

·       Official National Flood Insurance Program Website

·       Is my home in a flood zone?

·       Flood information article from Cranford Newsletter?

ADVICE, TIPS, AND HELPFUL INFORMATION:

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Emergency-Instructions-to-Follow-During-a-Storm-Emergency-From-Township.doc

·        Emergency-Preparedness-Bulletin-Department-of-Homeland-SecurityA.doc

·        Weathering the Perfect Storm

·        Is My Home In A Flood Zone?

·        FEMA’s Homeowners Guide to Lifting Your Home

 

RAHWAY RIVER MAYORS COUNCIL INFORMATION:

·        MAYORS COUNCIL FLOOD VIDEO

·        WATERSHED FLOOD CONTROL NEEDS STATEMENT 

·        APRIL 03, 2012 PRESS RELEASE 

·        MARCH 26, 2012 NJ.COM ARTICLE

·        JUNE 11, 2012 CP ARTICLE

·        JULY 21, 2012 NJ.COM ARTICLE

·        JULY 24, 2012 CP ARTICLE

·        SEPTEMBER 16, 2012 SL ARTICLE

·        SEPTEMBER 20, 2012 WATERSHED CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT

·        MAYORS MAKE CASE TO GOVERNOR FOR STATE FUNDING FEBRUARY 2013

·        RAHWAY RIVER WATERSHED FLOOD MITIGATION PLAN

·        CLEAN WATER NJ WEBSITE

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