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Planning Process
Studies

Ongoing

Case Study:

  • Description: The Case Study will collect first hand accounts of what happened the night of July 30th, and map how the water reacted in Ellicott City during the flooding.
  • Target Completion Date: early December 2016

Stream Corridor Assessment:

  • Description: The Stream Corridor Assessment will analyze the current state of the stream channels and provide recommendations on potential enhancements. 
  • Target Completion Date: early December 2016

Ellicott City Hydrology and Hydraulic Study

  • Description: The Hydrology and Hydraulic Study will be an unprecedented, comprehensive analysis of the Tiber Hudson Watershed. This analysis will also model how certain water retention controls and channel enhancements will reduce the amount of flooding on Main Street in various storm conditions. 
  • Target Completion Date: Mid-Spring 2017

Valley Mede Hydrology and Hydraulic Study: 

  • Description: The Hydrology and Hydraulic Study will be a comprehensive analysis of the Valley Mede Watershed. This analysis will also model how certain water retention controls and channel enhancements will reduce the amount of flooding in Valley Mede in various storm conditions.
  • Target Completetion Date: Mid-Summer 2017

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Non-Structural Floodproofing Study:

  • Description: The Non-structural Floodproofing Study will examine how different properties could utilize non-structural floodproofing techniques in order to reduce the damage of future flooding.
  • Target Completion Date: Late Summer 2017

Completed

Historic Ellicott City Flood Workgroup Report

  • Completed October 30, 2015

Economic Impact Study

  • Completed November 2016

Previous Ellicott City Flood Studies

Maps of the Tiber-Hudson Watershed - open the "Map Information for Ellicott City Recovery" tab under "What's New" after clicking on this link.