Byram River Feasibility Study Information

Note: A public information meeting will be held on May 14, 2015.  

In October 2012, the Town of Greenwich and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) initiated a cost shared feasibility level study to determine if flood risk management opportunities are advisable for the Byram River Basin, Connecticut and New York. This study is authorized by the House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Resolution dated May 02, 2007, Docket Number 2779.

Information Needed

In order to maximize the accuracy and usefulness of this study, the Town of Greenwich would appreciate any photographs or flooding levels from the April 15, 2007 storm or Hurricane Irene, August 26, 2011. If you have any information please email James Michel.

Public Information Meeting 1

On January 23, 2013, the ACOE and the Town of Greenwich held a public information meeting to present the alternatives that are being considered as part of this study. A copy of the presentation along with several exhibits and informational video are posted. Please review the presentation as it provides detailed descriptions of the ACOE process, the allowable Flood Risk Management alternatives and a discussion on other items being considered.

Public Information Meeting 2

On February 27, 2014, the ACOE and the Town of Greenwich held a public information meeting to present the results of the questionnaire, the work completed to date, and the specific alternatives that are being considered as part of this study. A copy of the presentation along with several exhibits are posted. Please review the presentation as it provides potential improvements that may be recommended to be made to each of the properties within the study area. Additionally, there is information on the estimated depth of flood damage to each property. Please review this information closely and email James Michel with any concerns or corrections to the impact to your property.

Public Information Meeting Number 3

On May 14, 2015, the ACOE and the Town of Greenwich will hold a public information meeting to discuss the Byram River Basin-Connecticut and New York Flood Risk Management Feasibility Study. View the invitation to the meeting (PDF).