Related Links and Information
|Illinois State Water Survey
ISWS has been a leader in the study of water resources for more than a century. Our research and service programs provide citizens, industries, and government agencies at all levels with timely, science- based information and analysis necessary to manage our water resources wisely for a sustainable ecosystem and economic development. The site includes a short description of the Floodplain Map Modernization Program
Federal Emergency Management Agency
|Illinois Department of Natural Resources - Office of Water Resources
IDNR/OWR has a long history beginning with flood control and navigation issues that later grew to include regulation of streams and rivers, locks and dams, construction issues, water conservation, the National Flood Insurance Program, and more.
|Illinois Association for Floodplain and Stormwater Management
IAFSM is a local chapter of the Association of State Floodplain Managers. Their objectives are to Promote the common interest in floodplain and stormwater management, enhance cooperation among various local, state, and federal agencies, and encourage effective and innovative approaches to managing the State's floodplain and stormwater management systems
Storms & Floods is the premier publication of the Illinois Association for Floodplain & Stormwater Management. Fall, 2005. Storms & Floods is published annually by the Illinois Association for Floodplain and Stormwater Management (IAFSM)
|Association of State Floodplain Managers
ASFPM is an organization of professionals involved in floodplain management, flood hazard mitigation, the National Flood Insurance Program, and flood preparedness, warning and recovery. ASFPM has become a respected voice in floodplain management practice and policy in the United States because it represents the flood hazard specialists of local, state and federal government, the research community, the insurance industry, and the fields of engineering, hydrologic forecasting, emergency response, water resources, and others.
|U.S.G.S. Board on Geographic Names
Stream names are maintained in a national database. The U.S Board on Geographic Names has oversight. Names for currently unnamed streams may be submitted to the Board and, if approved, incorporated as the official stream name in the national database.