National Flood Proofing Committee visits Ellicott City
Steve O'Leary (left), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District architect, and Randy Behm, USACE, Omaha District engineer, discuss flood damage and flood-risk management options in Ellicott City, Maryland, Sept. 20, 2016. Marco Ciarla, USACE, Baltimore District engineer, is at right. A Howard County government official was also present. Ellicott City suffered a major flood in July 2016. O'Leary and Behm are members of the USACE National Nonstructural Flood Proofing Committee that assists communities nationwide with nonstructural flood-risk management. Examples of nonstructural measures include elevation and waterproofing of buildings, moving valuables to higher locations and flood-emergency preparedness. (U.S. Army photo by Sarah Gross)

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