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I wanted to post about the new FEMA flood maps that will go into effect in September of 2008. The new maps place a majority of Marana in a floodplain which will affect homeowners who will be required to purchase flood insurance. Town officials do not agree with the new maps, stating that FEMA used out-of-date information when making the update. They are fighting the decision. According to Rodney Campbell (the Marana Public Information Officer), “The town is very disappointed with the mapping.”

The new floodplain area will include everything between the railroad and the Santa Cruz River, and from the county line to Ina Road. That’s about all developed areas in Marana, with the exclusion of Dove Mountain.

After Katrina in New Orleans, FEMA revised

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