In 2013, Pierce County adopted the Rivers Flood Hazard Management Plan. A review and revision schedule was built into the plan. That time has come and the county is starting the process of a making minor revisions and updates.
This process is expected to conclude in April 2018.
In 2013, Pierce County adopted the Rivers Flood Hazard Management Plan after extensive public input and review by technical professionals. The Rivers Flood Hazard Management Plan guides how flooding and the associated hazards on major rivers, large tributaries, and associated floodplains are managed. The plan is a comprehensive approach to reduce damages and protect public safety from major river flooding and channel migration.