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                                                   Film, Food & Discussion  Night - Thursday, April 25th, 7:30 pm
                                                                                See the movie : Heist  

                                                                  An exploration of what began the banking crisis
                                                       
7:30 pm at Calvary Presbyterian Church Fellowship House
                                               (right next to the main church building) see calendar for more details

FLOOD RESOURCE GUIDE

What to do First :
Check out your towns codebook and your towns website for flood resources first
Understand the ordinances that apply
Understand what is being budgeted
Understand where you  are in the "remediation rotation"
Find Local Flood sites - google or facebook searches for "Cheltenham Flooding"
Contact us to be connected to others working on Flood Issues in the Township
Help  get  your Township meetings on TV so if you miss one you still know what's happening

Cheltenham Townships Flood page
Cheltenham Flood Resources & Floodplain Changes also found here

PA Flood Plain Management Act Act 166 0f 1978 

http://www.elibrary.dep.state.pa.us/dsweb/Get/Document-52107/3930-BK-DEP0447%20Act%20166%20of%201978.pdf

Public Liability for Flood Hazard Mitigation http://www.floods.org/PDF/Mitigation/ASFPM_Comparative_look_at_pub_liability_for_flood_haz_mitigation_09.pdf

DEP (Dept Envirommental Protection)

http://www.depweb.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/dep_home/5968
Barry Newman /

PA Department of Environmental Protection - Bureau of Waterways Engineering

http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/waterways_engineering/10499
400 Market Street   3rd Floor Rachel Carson State Office Building  Harrisburg, PA 17101  
Jake Kernoschak, Chief Engineer 717-783-7723   717-787-3411 or (717- 783-0155?)    jkernoscha@state.pa.us  /
Patricia    McSparran   pmcsparran@state.pa.us /  Doug Hill

US EPA  Stormwater regs
http://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes/home.cfm?program_id=6

US EPA  NPDES  MS4 guide
Pennypack Watershed - Watershed Management Guidelines   ( # ? )

FEMA National FEMA Insurance Program Guidelines
http://www.fema.gov/pdf/floodplain/nfip_sg_unit_5.pdf

FEMA  Apply for assistance
http://www.fema.gov/assistance/index.shtm

FEMA guidelines for rebuilding in a  Flood Plain

http://www.fema.gov/pdf/floodplain/nfip_sg_unit_5.pdf

Clean Water Act
 http://www.epa.gov/lawsregs/laws/cwa.html (summary)

The Pennsylvania Clean Streams Law
http://www.dep.state.pa.us/dep/deputate/minres/oilgas/cslawuc.htm


Find what watershed your street is in

 http://www.phillyriverinfo.org/WatershedFinder.aspx

 

 
 

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