|| The entire community benefits when urban floodplains |
are protected and restored.
Wise land use in floodplains can save lives and
property. The environmental benefits of restored
floodplains include cleaner water in local streams and
better habitat for wildlife. Green space along creeks
can provide places for recreation or enjoying nature.
What are floodplains
Benefits of floodplains
Buffers and BMPs
Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s Floodplain Buyout Program
Floodplain Restoration Projects
Long-term strategies for reducing flood risks