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Flood Prone Areas and Land Use Planning: Selected Examples from the San Francisco Bay Region, California



Report Acceptance Date: 
January 1977 (45 pages)
Posted Date:   
December 31, 2020



This historic publication, produced in cooperation between the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Geological Study, provides information about the use of earth sciences in flood prediction and land use planning. The 70-page document discusses floods and flood plains, watershed management, flood-hazard mapping, insurance, loss-reduction, discouragement of development in flood-prone areas, and more.


This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.