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     FLOODING RESOURCES

Return to Flooding Home page
  If you have a flooding problem or any helpful information, contact us & let us know
  If you are flooding and would like to be connected to others who are, please click & let us know. 

Township page on stormwater with resource links  (scroll to the bottom  of it for the links)
Many resources are not on the township  page and we have been trying to get the information organized
and more complete is that is where residents are likely to look first. If you have experienced flooding you should have a  step by step guide to help you through the muddle there.   

Tax Abatements (click)    ---  July 27, 2012, Pennsylvania passes Public Law 650 No. 71 authorizing abatement of real estate taxes because of destruction or damage of property by Hurricane Irene or  Tropical Storm Lee. This law is retroactive to August 1, 2011.

Abington Township Public Works Department  267-536-1033
http://abington.org/publicworks/index.htm

Abington Township Ordinance No. 1910, Section 103, item F (Stormwater Management Ordinance) 
http://www.abington.org/info/stormwater/Abington%20Twp.%20Stormwater%20Management%20Ordinance.pdf

Abington Zoning Codebook  

http://www.e-codes.generalcode.com/codes/0569_A/Zoning.pdf#xml=http://www.e-codes.generalcode.com/searchresults.asp?cmd=pdfhits&index=0569_A&filename=zoning.pdf&fn=C:/siteinfo/ecodes/codebooks/0569_A/Zoning.pdf

Abington Codebook on Drainage
http://www.abington.org/info/codebook_part2_ch70.htm

 PA Flood Plain Management Act Act 166 0f 1978 
http://www.elibrary.dep.state.pa.us/dsweb/Get/Document-52107/3930-BK-DEP0447%20Act%20166%20of%201978.pdf

Public Liability for Flood Hazard Mitigation http://www.floods.org/PDF/Mitigation/ASFPM_Comparative_look_at_pub_liability_for_flood_haz_mitigation_09.pdf

Abington Township Stormwater Info And Resource links
http://www.abington.org/stormwater/stormwater%20page.htm

Abington Township Ordinance No. 1910, Section 103, item F (Stormwater Mgement ) 
http://www.abington.org/info/stormwater/Abington%20Twp.%20Stormwater%20Management%20Ordinance.pdf

DEP (Dept Envirommental Protection)

http://www.depweb.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/dep_home/5968
Barry Newman /

PA Department of Environmental Protection - Bureau of Waterways Engineering
http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/waterways_engineering/10499
400 Market Street   3rd Floor Rachel Carson State Office Building  Harrisburg, PA 17101  
Jake Kernoschak, Chief Engineer 717-783-7723   717-787-3411 or (717- 783-0155?) 
  jkernoscha@state.pa.us  /
Patricia    McSparran   pmcsparran@state.pa.us /  Doug Hill

US EPA  Stormwater regs
http://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes/home.cfm?program_id=6

US EPA  NPDES  MS4 guide
Pennypack Watershed - Watershed Management Guidelines   ( # ? )

FEMA Maps ( on Township site )
http://abington.org/FEMA%20Flood%20Maps/Panel%20293.pdf

FEMA National FEMA Insurance Program Guidelines
http://www.fema.gov/pdf/floodplain/nfip_sg_unit_5.pdf

FEMA  Apply for assistance
http://www.fema.gov/assistance/index.shtm

FEMA guidelines for rebuilding in a  Flood Plain

http://www.fema.gov/pdf/floodplain/nfip_sg_unit_5.pdf

FEMA guidelines for changing floodplain districts

http://www.fema.gov/pdf/floodplain/nfip_sg_unit_4.pdf
See p 4-20

Governors Office on Flood Plain Management
http://www.newpa.com/webfm_send/1510

Clean Water Act
 http://www.epa.gov/lawsregs/laws/cwa.html (summary)

The Pennsylvania Clean Streams Law
http://www.dep.state.pa.us/dep/deputate/minres/oilgas/cslawuc.htm

Find what watershed your street is in - and all about local watersheds
 
http://phillyriverinfo.org/
or google your watershed and find a more interactive map
ie: http://ttfwatershed.org/images/TTF-Watershed-Map.html
or see http://www.phillywatersheds.org/your_watershed/find_your_watershed 


    Please feel free to contact us  with your own  information on these topics  and please be sure to    contact us about any information you believe to be incorrect -

 

 

BROKEN LINKS ALERT  

Abington Township recently completely revamped their website at the end of 2015 . All links directed to the old site were broken. We will be reinstating links as we find them and if the data is still available.  
Please  let us know if you find a broken link . Send us the name of the link and the page it is on , and if we can reinstate it, we will.

 


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