Roseville’s Flood Protection Rating Brings International Attention

ROSEVILLE (CBS13) – The city of Roseville is the only city in the entire nation to receive the highest rating of flood preparedness by FEMA through the community rating system.

A $20 million flood mitigation project that included stream widening, flood walls, and storm water bypasses, lead to safe flood protection measures in the city.

This allows for residents living in the floodplain to get a 45 percent insurance discount. It also brought international attention to the city.

The Peruvian Water Board and Meteorological Society recently visited the city to learn the state-of-the-art system Roseville is using.

The World Bank is providing about $12 million to help the country improve its flood infrastructure. The country will use some of the lessons learned from the city.

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