DHS S&T partnered with five stakeholders from state and local governments to test and evaluate the low-cost IoT flood inundation sensors in their communities.
DHS S&T released “Low Cost Flood Sensors: Urban Installation Guidebook” to do just that—help communities deploy and operate low cost sensors for flood monitoring and management.
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.
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.
Deltares will develop a community-oriented, flood hazard modeling process using open source data, models and software.
To mitigate the impact of flood disasters, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has initiated multiple projects across the nation through its Flood Apex Program.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is ready to take the steps necessary toward cost effective, faster and frequently updated flood risk assessment tools.
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.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is working with local communities to improve resilience to flood disasters. S&T announced today its latest community partnership with Howard County, Maryland and the National Weather Service (NWS).
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.