Flood Risk Management
Flooding is a serious concern here in Bellaire. Below you will find helpful information about what the City is doing to improve floodplain management for our residents.
The Flood Hazard Mitigation Task Force was established in October of 2017 to review and continually update the City's Flood Hazard Mitigation Plan to maintain compliance with the National Flood Insurance Program requirements. For more information on the Flood Hazard Mitigation Task Force, please click on the link provided below.
The City of Bellaire participates in the Community Rating System (CRS), a voluntary federal program that rewards communities for implementing higher flood mitigation standards by providing discounts on flood insurance policies to residents.
The City of Bellaire, Texas is dedicated to minimizing the loss of life and property that is associated with flood events. Education and prevention are valuable and proven tools that help communities become resistant to these natural disasters. Bellaire recognizes that the entire community is susceptible to flooding, not just those structures located within Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) as determined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). For more information to help Bellaire property owners located within the flood prone SFHA please click on the link provided.
Things you should know about repairing your flooded home here in Bellaire.
Click here for Flood Repair Information.
Please click on the link below to watch the City of Bellaire 2021 Hurricane Preparedness video.
The National Weather Service and the Bellaire Fire Department hosted a public seminar about flooding at Cross Point Church in Bellaire in 2019. Topics discussed included flood risks, insurance, forecasting, and local watersheds.
Please click on the link below to view the presentation.