Environment Links:

Federal Emergency Management Agency

* Floodplain / Maine

* Hazard Mitigation

* Mapping

MaineCDC Drinking Water Program

Maine Emergency Management Agancy

Maine Department of Environmental Protection

* Brownfields Program

* DEP Google Maps

* DEP Facebook

* Newsletters

Green Lodging in Maine

Hancock County Soil and
Water Conservation Service

Lewiston, Maine Household Hazardous Waste Disposal


Project Canopy

State Planning Office
Household Hazardous
Waste Collection List

Union River Watershed

University of Maine Cooperative Extension


Frenchman Bay Regional Shellfish Committee

Hancock County
Planning Commission

Floodplains and Flood Hazard Areas

Municipal Planning Assistance Program

Maine Geological Survey Flood Hazard Website

  • 2015 Highest Annual Tide (HAT) line (which can be queried to determine the HAT in ft, NAVD along a section of coastline);
  • sea level rise and storm surge scenarios (1, 2, 3.3, and 6 feet on top of the 2015 HAT);
  • Potential Hurricane Inundation Mapping (PHIM) datasets for Category 1 and 2 events making landfall at mean tide or mean high tide; and
  • Maine FEMA Floodplain Maps (available from the Maine Floodplain Management Office).

Letters of Final Determination for Floodplain maps are scheduled to be released for Hancock County on January 20, 2016,

and take effect July 20, 2016. Watch this site for more information.

Towns with March town meetings are urged to contact the Maine Floodplain Management Program (click here), or:

Existing (old) Flood Insurance Maps

(Proposed) Preliminary Flood Insurance Maps - Click on location of interest below.
(Comment Period Ends Approximately November 15, 2014)

Northern Hancock County Floodplain Map

Southern Hancock County Flooddplain Map

Presentations at the February 27, 2014 Striking a Balance Workshop