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Be Flood Smart - Know Floodplains in Lincoln

Drainage Information for Property Owners

Is your property prone to flooding?

Be aware that urban storm drain inlets pipes and channels only have the capacity to handle minor rainfall storms. Runoff from major rain events may drain on other flowage routes through your property.

If the lot next to yours appears to drain towards your lot or building(s):

Check for existing drainage or flood information in and around your property:

"Good fences make good neighbors"... sometimes

Think carefully about landscaping and improving a property to address drainage issues.

Buying a new home?

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