Flooding and Shoreline Erosion Resources
The information and links provided below are intended to point people experiencing flooding in the right direction for flood recovery information.
- Is your shoreline eroding due to high water & wave action?
- Included on this page is the video presentation of a flooding seminar hosted in January 2020 by Door County Emergency Management Services. Presenters were the United States Army Corp of Engineers, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and Sea Grant Institute - University of Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
- . Information on potential re-entry, drinking water, and surface and sewage water hazards; cleaning up your home using bleach; and other resources.
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
- The DNR has developed a streamlined temporary erosion control placement authorization process intended for emergency situations for coastal (Great Lakes) shorelines. .
- . Factsheet for landowners placing temporary emergency erosion control structures.
Sea Grant Institute - University of Wisconsin
- Resources for Great Lakes Coastal Property Owners. A list of tools and resources to help individuals understand coastal hazards, weigh the risks coastal hazards pose to a property, understand options for addressing these hazards, and get started on implementing actions if necessary.
- Living on the Coast: Protecting Investments in Shore Property on the Great Lakes. If you own or plan to buy Great Lakes coastal property, or you are involved in coastal planning or development, this full-color 50-page booklet will help you make informed decisions.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
- After a Flood: The First Steps. If your home has been flooded and floodwaters are down, many dangers still exist. This brochure advises homeowners of some things to remember in the days ahead.
- . This fact sheet outlines what you need to know as you go through FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) claims process.
United States Army Corp of Engineers
- About Great Lakes High Water. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, is committed to ensuring public safety while providing technical expertise and assistance during this time of high water around the Great Lakes.