Buildings and Sites
If any substantial changes are planned to prepare a historic building for a disaster please refer to the Secretary of Interiors Standards for the Treatment of Historic Structures and check with all local and state authorities before making any changes.
- Anchor the building to resist flotation
- Raise utility components & other equipment above flood level
- Ensure proper foundation drainage
- Strengthen wall against flood waters and debris
3“Protecting Your Property from Flooding”, FEMA, 25 Jan 2007.