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ST Low-Cost Flood Sensors: Performance Analysis

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services (CMSWS) authored this report under a partnership with DHS S&T. This report details the installation and operation of 93 “beta” prototype low-cost flood sensors (LCS) in Mecklenburg County during the second year of the partnership.

ST Low Cost Flood Sensors: Urban Installation Guidebook

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services (CMSWS) authored this guidebook under a partnership with DHS S&T. The guidebook details the CMSWS experience deploying and testing the “alpha” prototypes of the low-cost flood sensors (LCS) at locations in Mecklenburg County.

S&T FRG Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services Partnering to Plan for Flood Risk Fact Sheet

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services (SWS) is a joint municipal/county storm water utility that includes Charlotte, the surrounding towns of Davidson, Cornelius, Huntersville, Matthews, Mint Hill and Pineville and Mecklenburg County. The role of SWS is to provide year-round management of runoff from rainfall, reduce flooding, restore floodplains and protect the water quality of surface waters county-wide.

S&T FRG Kentucky Dam Safety Project – Reducing Unknown Risks in Critical Infrastructure Fact Sheet

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), along with FEMA and the DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), is partnering with the Kentucky Division of Water and private consulting partner Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. to investigate new and emerging technologies in dam-related flood monitoring and warning to help protect lives and the nation’s critical infrastructure, while reducing the cost of such a disaster if it were to occur.


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