Flood Plain Updates Needed

Phase Out Of Subsidies Means Costlier Insurance

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Posted: June 24, 2014

Revisions to the flood insurance map concerning the Bridgewater levee triggered a FEMA mandate, forcing Rockingham County to update its flood plain ordinance. (Photos by Jason Lenhart / DN-R)
Rockingham County will need to update its flood plain ordinance, including the area where the North and Dry rivers meet, to comply with revisions to the county’s flood insurance map.

HARRISONBURG — While the waters around Rockingham County may not be rising, residents may soon find that happening to their flood insurances rates.

Due to a recent revision of the Rockingham…



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