Awards and Scholarships
Ward's Stormwater Floodplain Simulation System
Board and General Membership
The Michigan Stormwater-Floodplain Association (MSFA)
Michigan Chapter of the
Association of State Floodplain Managers. MSFA began in 1987
to promote the common interest in floodplain and stormwater management,
enhance cooperation among various local, state and federal governmental
agencies, and to encourage effective and innovative approaches to
managing the State's floodplain and stormwater management systems.
The Association’s mission is to mitigate the losses, costs
and human suffering caused by flooding and to promote wise use of the
natural and beneficial functions of floodplains.
MSFA supports comprehensive nonstructural and structural
floodplains and related water resources and the concept of
"No Adverse Impact".
MSFA members represent local, state and federal government
agencies, citizen groups, private consulting firms, academia, the
insurance industry, and lenders.
MSFA’s goals are to
help the public and private sectors:
Reduce the loss of
human life and property damage resulting from
Preserve the natural
and cultural values of floodplains.
mitigation to prevent the loss and wise use of
Avoid actions that
exacerbate flooding and or stream degradation.
Promote a watershed
approach to stormwater management.
Promote the use of best
management practices to minimize
accelerated erosion and control
The MSFA is governed by both a
The MSFA has been granted non-profit status
under IRS 503 (c)(3).
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