About the National Association of Flood & Stormwater Management Agencies (NAFSMA)


The National Association of Flood & Stormwater Management Agencies (NAFSMA) is an organization of public agencies whose function is the protection of lives, property and economic activity from the adverse impacts of storm and flood waters. The mission of the Association is to advocate public policy, encourage technologies and conduct education programs which faciliate and enhance the achievement of the public service function of its members.

Your Voice in Water Resources Management Issues...

The National Association of Flood & Stormwater Management Agencies is your voice in Washington, D.C. on such water resources management issues as stormwater management, disaster assistance, flood insurance and federal management policy.

Since its founding in 1978, NAFSMA has represented state and local public agencies nationwide. It is an association committed to improving and ensuring the continuation of water resource projects and programs of interest to flood and stormwater management agencies.

NAFSMA achieves these goals through...


NAFSMA works to inform and educate congressional and federal policy makers of the importance of flood prevention, stormwater management, disaster relief assistance and other issues of concern to you.


NAFSMA presents information and materials supportive of the membership's positions to Congress and administrative agencies. The association has been instrumental in the reauthorization efforts for the Clean Water Act, the Water Resources Development Act, and other critical pieces of legislation.


NAFSMA frequently works with other public interest groups and national trade associations located in Washington, D.C. sharing our interests. It serves as the liaison to these organizations to ensure the interests of the membership are well represented.