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The National Hydrologic Warning Council (NHWC), with membership across the United States and around the world, is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting emergency and environmental management officials by providing expert advice on the use of real-time, high quality hydrologic information from automated remote data systems, with the goals of protecting lives, property, and the environment.

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  • September 25, 2015 - Detailed agendas have been released for the upcoming NHWC flood preparedness training workshops being held in Austin, Texas from October 28-29 and Albany, New York from November 4-5. Make your reservations now to attend these important events. Click here for Texas workshop or New York workshop.
  • August 26, 2015 - NHWC is planning another exciting workshop for October 28-29, 2015 in Austin, Texas.  Click here for more details.
  • August 21, 2015 –  The 2015 Conference Presentations from the June 15-18 biennial conference are now available for viewing. Thank you to all the presenters for an exceptional training event. If you attended the conference you are reminded that the International Association of Emergency Managers has approved 18 hours of conference attendance under the CEM/AEM professional contribution B) Professional Attendance for Emergency Managers and Certified Floodplain Managers will receive 12 core continuing education credits from the Association of State Floodplain Managers.
  • NHWC  has issued an appeal for ALERT2 Source Address Management System funding. All users of original ALERT and ALERT2 will reap benefits. Click here to learn how you can help. Click here to contribute online. For more information about ALERT2, see the ALERT2 menu on the sidebar.
  • The Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) has issued a report titled – A Strategy to Reduce the Risks and Impacts of Dams on Floodplains. This report includes an analysis of the relationship of dams to the floodplain and recommendations on how to better integrate dams into floodplain management and flood risk reduction activities. The development of this strategy document was funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Glenn Austin, represented NHWC on the Advisory Committee for this project.The full report is available here.

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