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Flood Safe Newport

Nfloodsmartewport's Department of Planning is dedicated to the safety of all residents and infrastructure. Understanding flooding and being able to protect yourself and your home and business before, during, and after a flood is the purpose of the information found on this website.

We are providing sources for information to prepare your home or workplace, develop an emergency communications plan, and know what to do when a flood is approaching your home or business. Taking action today can save your life and property tomorrow.

 


Helpful Links

Sign up for Emergency Alerts

Be sure to be informed in the event of an emergency. Sign up for alerts from the City

Get an Elevation Certificate

Find out if your property is in a flood plain and learn how to obtain an Elevation Certificate

View Photos of Past Storm Events

Newport has a history of weathering severe storms, but their legacies are lasting

Explore Newport's GIS Flood Maps

Find out what you can expect at your property in the event of a coastal storm

Review Newport's Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan

Find out if your property is in a flood plain and learn how to obtain an Elevation Certificate

Real-Time Tide Information

View current tide information from the NOAA Newport Station




   

Stay Flood Safe

Residents Asked to Sign up for Emergency Alerts

Residents Asked to Sign up for Emergency Alerts

As part of the City’s ongoing effort to improve its emergency preparedness and response capabilities, the City of Newport has transitioned to a new emergency notification system designed to significantly enhance the City’s ability to communicate with residents, businesses, and visitors in the event of an emergency.  

With the summer season quickly approaching, Newporters are encouraged to sign up for our Smart911 emergency alert system. To learn more about our E-Alert system, be sure to click the link below. 
 

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