The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

Jefferson River Draft Floodplain Maps Available for Review


Draft floodplain maps are now available from a large-scale, multi-county project to conduct flood studies on portions of the Jefferson, Madison, Beaverhead, Ruby, and South Boulder Rivers, and Indian and Mill Creeks. Jefferson, Madison, Gallatin and Broadwater Counties have been coordinating with Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to conduct the flood studies and produce new and updated floodplain maps.

The draft maps show the extent of the 100-year floodplain, representing areas at risk of being flooded in...

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