Welcome to the DC Flood Task Force’s Action Plan Hub. Here you can learn about the actions that the District of Columbia is taking to reduce flood risk in the city, and the Action Plans that were officially approved by the Full Task Force in 2022 and 2023. Click here to return to the DC Flood Task Force Home Page.
The Task Force is required by the City Administrator to develop at least one Action Plan for each of 9 Action Categories shown below.
Repairing Flood Damage
Sewer Line Backups
Regulations and Permitting
Mapping and Modeling
Planning and Coordination
Initial ideas for Actions were provided in the Background Document as part of the Task Force Establishment. Through Action Team (subcommittee) meetings, public input, and Task Force direction, the Task Force has identified 27 Actions for District agencies to implement. Each Action Plan is listed below. Click any of the “Group by…” buttons at the top of the table to sort the actions in different ways.
Each Action Plan has a section that describes the plan’s implementation timeline. The tables below show the timelines for all actions together by Fiscal Year (FY). Every Action Plan is assigned a high level status for each year in the next 10 FYs. The status options are: