Columbia County Resiliency Office

Voice: 570-389-9146 Ext. 9

26 West First Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815


Floodwall construction at Bloomsburg Fairgrounds, dated February 12, 2016
Floodwall construction at Bloomsburg Fairgrounds dated February 12, 2016


    The position of Columbia County Resiliency Officer was created to:

  • Oversee the operation and maintenance of the County owned flood control structures currently under construction.
  • Perform other flooding/disaster related duties within Columbia County.
  • Provide technical assistance to any of the local municipalities relating to floodplain management issues in their municipality, as well as providing assistance with updating existing floodplain Ordinances, as well as offering assistance to any community who wishes to submit an application to participate in the Community Rating System.
  • Work with Governmental units, Businesses, Utilities, and other community organizations to identify issues BEFORE flooding occurs, and to work towards correcting those issues so that during flood events, the impact of that event is lessened.

Related Links:

West End Flood Mitigation Study - Addendum NO.1 - 2-Dimensional Hydraulic Modeling Analysis

West End Flood Mitigation Study

Fishing Creek Flood Mitigation Study

03/31/2022 – Fishing Creek Watershed Flood Mitigation Study – Final Meeting

Information and registration for the West End and Fishing Creek studies can be found here.

Susquehanna River Tributaries Watershed Act 167 Stormwater Management Plan

PEMA - Hazard Mitigation Division - DR-4408 Columbia County Workshop

Susquehanna river mapping – Best Available Data.
You can see what flood zone your house is located in here, as well as check out the changes in the new mapping elevations proposed to take effect in 2018.

The official site of the NFIP contains information relating to the National Flood Insurance Program

There's also a Complete Guide to Flood Safety and Preparedness at this link.

FEMA Resource and Document Library

Find your home's Flood Factor here

Here you can search an online database for information pertaining to disaster preparedness, flooding, and other related topics

So you live behind a levee


Complete Guide to Flood Safety and Preparedness. []