6 inches of flooding + 2,000 sq.ft. home = $39,150

(Source: FEMA National Flood Insurance Program)

  • FACT

    Rain and storm water can flood your property

  • FACT

    To prevent flooding, rain and storm water must be removed through the internal drainage system

  • FACT

    RD 900 is responsible for operations and maintenance of the internal drainage system

  • FACT

    RD 900 collects an annual assessment to pay for operations and maintenance of the internal drainage system. This assessment has not been increased since 1990 (26 years)

  • FACT

    RD 900’s assessment no longer provides enough funding to properly maintain and operate the internal drainage system

  • FACT

    Without a fully operational internal drainage system, properties could be mapped into a FEMA Special Flood Hazard Area (high-risk flood zone)

  • FACT

    Properties in high-risk flood zones are subject to high cost, mandatory flood insurance and building restrictions

  • FACT

    RD 900 must increase its annual assessment to cover costs of operating and maintaining the internal drainage system, and to prevent properties from flooding and being mapped into a high-risk flood zone