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Lewiston Flood Information

The library has a collection of information related to flood insurance, flood protection, and floodplains. Some of this is specific to Lewiston. Much of this collection can be accessed by downloading the publications directly below. Please note: some of these files are large, and as such they may take a while to download or open.

Lewiston & Maine Specific Information

Zoning Map of Lewiston / Relevant portions of Lewiston City Code
print edition available in library City Code Sections: 31-90, 31-144, and 31-191 through 31-199

Flood Insurance Study: City of Lewiston, Maine
print edition available in library 1979

Flood plain information : Androscoggin River, Auburn & Lewiston, Maine
print edition available in library 1969

Floods in Auburn-Lewiston, Maine : How to Avoid Damage
print edition available in library 1969

FIRM Flood Insurance Rate Map, City of Lewiston, Maine
print edition available in library 1979

Maine Floodplain Management Handbook
available for download • from the Maine State website 2007 ed.


General Flood Information

Protecting Manufactured Homes from Floods and Other Hazards
download now • Nov. 2009 • 15 mb • from FEMA website

Coastal Construction Manual
Volume 1 (Aug. 2011) • Volume 2  • Resources appendix (Aug. 2011) •  from FEMA website

Flood Proofing Regulations
download now • Dec. 1995 • 5 mb • from FEMA website

Flood Proofing: Techniques, Programs & References
download now • May 2000 • 5 mb • from USACE website

Answers to Questions About the NFIP
download now • 2011 • 15 mb • from FEMA website

National Flood Insurance Program Elevation Certificate and Instructions
download as pdf ( 16 mb ) • download as Microsoft Word (.1 mb)
2013 • from FEMA website

Floodproofing for Non-Residential Structures
print edition available in library • 1986
available for download • from the FEMA website • 250 mb

Elevated Residential Structures
print edition available in library • 1984
available for download • from the FEMA website • 180 mb

Design Guidelines for Flood Damage Reduction
print edition available in library • 1981
available for download • from the FEMA website • 225 mb

Reducing Losses in High Risk Flood Hazard Areas
print edition available in library • 1987
available for download • from the FEMA website • 77 mb

Answers to Questions About Substantially Damaged Buildings
print edition available in library • 1991
available for download • from the FEMA website • 147 mb

Flood Proofing Systems & Techniques
print edition available in library • 1984

Flood Emergency and Residential Repair Handbook
print edition available in library • 1986

Retrofitting Flood-Prone Residential Structures
print edition available in library • 1986

Homeowner’s Guide to Retrofitting
print edition available in library • 1998

National Flood Insurance Program Regulations for Floodplain Management and Flood Hazard Identification
print edition available in library • 1990

Economic Feasibility of Flood Proofing – Analysis of a Small Commercial Building
print edition available in library • 1979

A House is Only as Strong as Its Weakest Connection
print edition available in library

Guide to Flood Insurance Rate maps
print edition available in library • 1988

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