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Stormwater

 

Borough of Hatboro FEMA Floodplain Map Information

In March of 2016, FEMA released new Floodplain Maps for the Borough of Hatboro. These Maps can be viewed by clicking the links below.

Files:
Name File size    
MS4 Pollutant Reduction Map 5.33 MB
FEMA Preliminary Floodplain Map 3.15 MB
Flood Insurance Rate Map Panel 303 599.51 KB
Flood Insurance Rate Map Panel 311 3.15 MB
Flood Insurance Rate Map Panel 312 1.91 MB
Map Index Page 1 468.22 KB
Map Index Page 2 430.79 KB
FEMA Flood Insurance Study, Volume 1 1.41 MB
FEMA Flood Insurance Study, Volume 2 2 MB
FEMA Flood Insurance Study, Volume 4 3.38 MB
FEMA Flood Insurance Study, Volume 6 3.97 MB
FEMA Flood Insurance Study, Volume 7 1.29 MB

General FEMA Map Information
For more information regarding FEMA maps, flood insurance, and mapping. Please reference the links below for information regarding Floodplains.
Municiapal Separate Storm Sewer System Permits

About Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System Permits...

The Borough of Hatboro has a Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). This permit regulates the Borough's storm sewer system and requires Hatboro to implement a storm water management program. This includes six program elements called "Minimum Control Measures" which, when implemented together, are designed to result in significant reductions of pollutants discharged from its storm sewer system and into receiving water bodies. The Minimum Control Measures are listed below with links to the EPA's fact sheets, which ouline the requirements.

 How Can You Help With Stormwater?
  • Report any erosion and sediment or storm water runoff issues, wheter from construction sites, businesses, or other locations throughout the Borough.
  • Organize a neighborhood pollution watch.
  • Stencil storm drains with warnings about dumping.
  • Participate in a stream or creek cleanup with in the Borough.
  • Plant trees along a stream or creek
  • Practice these healthy household habits:
    • Use fertilizers sparingly
    • Use pesticides only when necessary
    • Do not blow grass clippings or leaves into the street or inlets
    • Sweep up yard debris rather than hosing down paved areas
    • Compost or recycle yard waste
    • Pick up pet waste and dispose of properly
    • Use a commercial car wash or wash your car on an unpaved area
    • Service your car regularly to prevent leaks onto paved areas
    • Dispose of household hazardous waste at designated collection locations
    • Purchase and use nontoxic, biodegradable, recycled or recyclable products when ever possible
    • Have your septic tank pumped and system inspected at least every three years
Important EPA Links