Onion Creek, TX

Onion Creek, TX

Onion Creek flows from Hays County, Texas into Travis County where it meets the Colorado River east of Austin. It experiences frequent flooding, and the Onion Creek Greenway Plan serves to protect stream corridors and floodplains while simultaneously using these areas for recreation.

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King County, WA

King County, WA

Heavy rains and snow melts lead to frequent river flooding in the Seattle area. In 1990, King County officials recognized the value of the CRS Program in reducing risk to floodplain property owners. By 2007 King County had received a Class 2 rating under the CRS, making it the highest-rated county in the nation at the time.

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