Flooding & Emergency Management

FLOOD PROTECTION ASSISTANCE

Each year the Borough of Mantoloking is faced with the prospect of its vulnerability to any of a number of storm events ranging from hurricanes, tropical storms, nor’easters, blizzards and lesser storms having high winds and associated wave impact and high tides. The geography of Mantoloking’s barrier beach type setting consists of tidal waters forming on its western and eastern borders, with approximately 2.2 miles of oceanfront and approximately 3.0 miles of bay shoreline. The entire Borough of Mantoloking is located in a special flood hazard area and is vulnerable to flooding from the Atlantic Ocean and Barnegat Bay.

The Borough encourages you to review the following documentation/websites which provide further information associated with safety, protection measures, flood insurance and other parameters affiliated with the Borough’s primary hazard: Flooding.

General;

National Flood Insurance Program

FEMA – Insurance

Community Rating System

Flood Protection and Coastal Storm Safety Brochure

Borough of Mantoloking Flood Mitigation Information

Mantoloking’s Flood Mitigation Plan

FMP 2014 Annual Progress Report

Warning Safety and Evacuation:                                                               

Borough of Mantoloking OEM (Police)

Emergency Preparedness & Evacuation Information

Real Time Gauge Information:

USGS National Water Information System – Barnegat Bay at Mantoloking NJ: http://waterdata.usgs.gov/usa/nwis/uv?01408168