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Northwest Regional Floodplain Management Association

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Idaho Mini-Conference
March 30-31, 2017
Boise, ID


Topics include:  Floodplain modeling, ordinance adoption, NFIP, elevation certificates, CFM exam, Benefit Cost Analysis, flood after fire, ecosystem restoration, RiskMAP, USACE Regulatory.

Registration now open!
$35 Members / $75 Non-Members

Conference Agenda Click Here


HEC-RAS 1-D workshop
March 6-7, 2017
Spokane, WA

NORFMA and ASCE - Inland Empire Section are co-sponsoring a two-day workshop on basic 1-dimensional modeling using HEC-RAS.

Registration now open!
$575 Members / $625 Non-Members

** Register before Feb 28th! **

More info on the workshop here.

L273: NFIP Course
April 17-20, 2017
Auburn, WA

The course will focus on the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and concepts of floodplain management, maps and studies, ordinances administration, and the relationship between floodplain management and flood insurance.

Flyer with Registration Info

Certified Floodplain Manager
(CFM) Exam on April 21, 2017 - Register separately through ASFPM.


Welcome to NORFMA

NORFMA is a nonprofit organization for regional networking and support on issues of environmental quality, economic sustainability, and scientific discovery on a watershed basis. The Association provides a channel for regional communication and cooperation in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, British Columbia and Alaska.

Our mission is to: 

  • Provide for free exchange of ideas and information among members.

  • Support the integration of multi-disciplinary programs and interests in floodplain management.

  • Promote educational programs on floodplain and water shed management topics.

  • Increase public awareness of the value and function of floodplains.

  • Encourage government involvement in programs to reduce flood damages and to protect, manage, and restore floodplains.

New Board Minutes

 Posted HERE