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Posted on: July 31, 2018

[ARCHIVED] FREE Flood Proofing Workshop in Cambridge Aug. 7, 2018

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You are invited to participate in a FREE flood proofing workshop for community officials being offered by the Maryland Silver Jackets team.  The Silver Jackets team is an interagency group composed of multiple state, federal and local agencies with a goal of reducing flood risk in the state.  The same workshop will be offered at three locations during the week of August 7, 2018.


Workshop Schedule:


Tuesday, August 7, 2018 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Eastern Shore Hospital Center, 5262 Woods Road, Cambridge, MD 21613


Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Prince Frederick - College of Southern Maryland, 115 J. W. Williams Road, Bldg. A, Room 119, Prince Frederick, MD 20678


Thursday, August 9, 2018 1:00-4:00 p.m. 

Washington County Free Library, 100 South Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740


This workshop will provide training on different types of flood reduction measures from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Nonstructural Committee.  The flood proofing discussion will include topics such as elevating buildings, wet and dry flood proofing, and relocation/acquisition.  You will also hear about federal and state programs that may be available to assist your community with flood proofing measures. Federal and state agency representatives will be on hand to discuss other floodplain management topics such as the National Flood Insurance Program and the Community Rating System.  


The target audience for this workshop is floodplain managers, planners, emergency managers, code enforcement officials, realtors, surveyors, engineers, and others. Attached to this email is a flyer regarding the workshop.  Feel free to distribute this email and/or the flyer to others who may be interested in attending.


Certified floodplain managers will receive three (3) CFM CECs for attending.    




The training is free. Please register for the specific workshop session you plan to attend by clicking on or copying the link below into your browser:


Cambridge Session:


Prince Frederick Session:


Hagerstown Session:


1) Click the green "REGISTER" bar on the right of the webpage


2) Click the green "CHECKOUT" box at the bottom right of the pop-up window (ONLY ONE TICKET PER PERSON PLEASE)


3) Fill in "Your Information" ("First Name, Last Name, Email Address, and Confirmation Email Address")


4) Click the green "Complete Registration" bar at the bottom right of the page


For more information regarding the Maryland Silver Jackets Team, please visit:


For more information on flood proofing, please visit the National Nonstructural Committee Website:


If you have any questions regarding the workshop, please contact Jason Stick, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, at (410) 962-3475 or