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Great Falls of the Passaic River at Paterson, N.J

Great Falls of the Passaic River at Paterson, N.J.

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FEMA Delaware River Flood Frequency

Project Title: FEMA Delaware River Flood Frequency
Project Number: 2454CVN
Project Chief:
Project Start Date: 11-SEP-2006
Project End Date: 30-SEP-2007

Project Objectives

Updated flood-frequency figures will be developed for the 5 USGS gaging stations along the Delaware River on New Jersey's western boundary. This work will be closely coordinated with the US Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District.

Statement of Problem

Flooding along the New Jersey portion of the Delaware River in September 2004, April 2005, and June 2006 may have changed the flood frequency estimates. These estimates are used in the FEMA flood insurance studies, many of which are presently being updated.

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