Department of Conservation and Recreation Urges Residents To Prepare For Flooding

The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation is urging homeowners to prepare for possible flooding with spring rains on the way along with the potential for hurricanes later in the year. Nearly 90% of Virginia’s communities qualify to purchase flood insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program. You can learn about your property’s flood risk by keying its address into the Virginia Flood Risk Information System. Go to dcr.virginia.gov for more information.