New flood maps issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency could change flood insurance rates for some properties when they go into effect next spring.
Drafts of the new flood maps were released Sept. 7. Homeowners can view a document that describes how to download drafts of the maps from the Pierce County website at www.piercecountywa.org/getfloodmap.
The maps provide homeowners with more information and greater accuracy about the flood risk to their homes. Homeowners affected by the new maps and insurance agents will… Read More