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2013 Conference

The annual conference of the Minnesota Association of Floodplain Managers was held in Austin, Minnesota on November 20-22th, 2013. The theme of the conference was "SPAM: Successful Planning and Management for Improved Flood Resilience." There were approximately 110 attendees. Major topics discussed included, dam modifications, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, recovery programs, flood control projects, stream restorations, case studies and mapping. Next year’s conference location was voted on in a survey from the 2013 attendees and will be held in Duluth. 
 


Conference Presentations


 Title        Presenter(s) File
 Using all the Tools for Success: Flood Mitigation in Spam Town

 Steven Lang, Jon Erichson, Brad Woznak
 
 Strengthening Your Ordinance to Achieve Multiple Goals

 Ceil Strauss, Suzanne Rhees
 
 Biggert Waters (NFIP Reform Act)

 Ceil Strauss
 PDF
 Atlas 14

 Nathan Campeau, Suzanne Jiwani
 PDF

Concurrent Sessions C1

Reduce the Dam Flood: Spillway Modifications to Reduce Flood Risk

 Andrew Judd
 PDF
Lake Byllesby Dam: Process to Completing a Federally Required Spillway Improvement Project on a High Hazard Hydroelectric Dam

 Josh Petersen
 PDF
Windom Dam

 Rocky Keehn
 PDF

Concurrent Session C2

 Kaufman-Valera Flood Study: Rainfall Simulation Using XP-SWMM   

 Todd Shoemaker
 
 Floodplain Management Tools for the Souris River Basin

 Tom Johnson, Adam Howard
 PDF
 Cedar River

 Brandon Barnes
 PDF

Concurrent Session C3

 Miller Creek Box Culvert with Natural Bottoms
 Eric Roerish
 
 Natural Floodplain Functions

 Salam Murtada, Kevin Zytkovicz
 PDF
 Meander Belts in Floodplains

 Suzanne Jiwani
 PDF

Concurrent Session C4

 Tiger Dam
 Chris Meehan
 
 Silver Jackets: St Paul Flood Inundation Map

 Jen Nelson
 



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