In short readable format with lots of illustrations, the Quick Guide explains the National Flood Insurance Program and the DPNR’s responsibilities to manage floodplain areas. The guide
shows examples of flood maps and explains how to use an online tool to save a map based on the property address.
The Quick Guide explains how development can make flooding worse and how property owners can minimize environmental impacts by careful planning. The basic requirements for buildings that are included in the Virgin Islands Building Code are illustrated, including elevating living areas above the flood level.