Browse Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS) by Author "McVay, Brad"
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Byard, Gregory J.; Meekma, Ryan; McVay, Brad; McConkey, Sally A. (Illinois State Water Survey, 2014-03)The Illinois River is separated from its floodplain by a series of levees constructed and modified over time. These levees are subject to overtopping, but the frequency of the critical flood event varies from levee system ...
Graff, Lisa; McVay, Brad (Illinois State Water Survey, 2019-01)The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) tasked the Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS) with providing technical assistance and mitigation support to the Poplar Creek watershed communities, which include portions of ...
Graff, Lisa; McConkey, Sally; McVay, Brad (Illinois State Water Survey, 2019-06)Flooding is a major threat to people, property, and infrastructure in Illinois. To better prepare for flooding disasters and prevent losses, high-quality flood loss information on a structure-by-structure basis is a valuable ...
Graff, Lisa; McVay, Brad (2020-06)The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (IDCEO) tasked the Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS) with developing a flood risk assessment for the Village of Ashland in Cass County, Illinois. The objectives ...
Graff, Lisa; Leitschuh, Rebecca; McVay, Brad; Hanstad, Chris; Richardson, Mary (Illinois State Water Survey, 2020-09)This loss avoidance study estimates flood damages along the DuPage River that would have occurred in Shorewood, Illinois, if at-risk properties had not been mitigated. The 56 properties at the center of this loss avoidance ...