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  • Tar Pamlico Basin Flood Risk-Management Study

    In response to recent flooding that occurred as a result of Hurricanes Matthew (2016) and Florence (2019), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers received funding through the 2019 Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief (H.R. 2157) for a feasibility study to assess and recommend actions that reduce flood risk and increase resiliency within the Tar-Pamlico River Basin. A series of flood risk management alternatives designed to reduce flood risks within the basin through various combinations of structural (e.g., floodwalls, levees, detention basins), non-structural (e.g., acquisition and relocation, home elevation), and natural and nature-based measures (e.g., wetland and floodplain storage) were developed and compared with the goal of identifying and recommending an alternative that reduces flood risk while protecting environmental resources.
  • Three Forks of Beargrass Creek Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study

    The Three Forks of Beargrass Creek Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study is being completed in cooperation with the Louisville Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD), the Non-Federal Sponsor. The primary purpose of this project is to restore both instream and riparian habitat within the Beargrass Creek watershed. Beargrass Creek has a 60 square mile