Flooded residential street

City of Fayetteville’s Watershed Master Plan

In order to better assess the severity of city-wide floods and create flood mitigation solutions, Fayetteville, North Carolina’s city officials embarked on a $13 million Watershed Master Plan program in 2019.

In 2019, city leaders in Fayetteville, NC, set out on an ambitious $13M Watershed Master Plan program to better understand the severity of city-wide flooding and proactively develop flood mitigation projects. Leaders understood that a comprehensive evaluation would support resiliency by providing a pool of prioritized projects for both short- and long-term implementation. This evaluation would stretch resources equitably across the city, provide opportunities to identify creative regional-scale projects, and ensure inter-governmental and cross-departmental collaborations.

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Alicia L. Lanier, PE, Stormwater Project Manager

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13 May 2024 - 4:18am