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Below is a collection of reports, guides, and toolkits that focus on resilience and sustainability. 

Avoiding and Minimizing Risk of Flood Damage to State Assets: A Guide for Delaware State Agencies​

Delaware Flood Avoidance Workgroup


Coastal Delaware Resiliency: Response, Recovery, and Adaptation by the Tourism Industry to Natural Hazards and Climate Change (2017)

Prepared by Delaware Sea Grant


Complete Communities Toolbox

Prepared by Marcia Scott of the University of Delaware Institute for Public Administration

FAQs for Delaware Sea Level Rise Planning Scenarios

Prepared by the Delaware Sea Level Rise Technical Committee

Living Shorelines: Healthy Shores, Healthy Communities

Prepared by DNREC, DNERR, PDE, and Sunoco


Preparing for Tomorrow's High Tide: Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment for the State of Delaware


Prepared by The Delaware Sea Level Rise Advisory Committee

Blue Guide for Water Conservation

Partnership for the Delaware Estuary



Coastal Resiliency Needs Assessment in Sussex County (May 2017)​

Prepared by Philip Barnes, Ph.D. of the University of Delaware Institute for Public Administration

Delaware Homeowners Handbook to Prepare for Natural Disasters

Prepared by ​the Delaware Emergency Management Agency, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, and Delaware Sea Grant


Grant Application Bootcamp

National League of Cities and Local Infrastructure Hub


National Climate Assessment

Prepared by the U.S. Global Change Research Program

Urban Flooding: Moving Towards Resilience


Prepared by The Association of State Floodplain Managers Foundation


 Climate Change Sea Level Rise in Delaware Infographic

DNREC Coastal Programs, Div. of Energy and Climate, DE Sea Grant, and UD


Community Incentives for Nature-Based Flood Solutions - A Guide to FEMA's Community Ratings System for Conservation Practitioners

Prepared by The Nature Conservancy



Delaware Living Shorelines

Prepared by the Delaware Living Shorelines Committee

Go Green Muni Bond Financing for Consumer Rebates and Other Distributed Water Investments

Prepared by the Earth Economic WaterNow Alliance

Natural Hazard and Climate Change Adaptation Toolkit for Delaware Communities

Prepared by Delaware Sea Grant

Urban Waters Delaware River Location


Supplemental Comunity Funding Guidelines

Climate-Conscious Comprehensive Planning in DE: Developing and Piloting a Planning Process in Milford, DE

Philip Barnes, Ph.D.  Institute for Public Administration​, UD


Compendium of Federal Nature-Based Resources for Coastal Communities, States, Tribes, and Territories



Prepared by the White House Coastal Resilience Interagency Working Group

Encroaching Tides: How Sea Level Rise and Tidal Flooding Threaten U.S. East and Gulf Cost Communities over the Next 30 Years​

Prepared by the Union of Concerned Scientists

Green Guide for Property Management (for Stormwater)

Prepared by the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary



Natural Solutions Toolkit

Prepared by The Nature Conservancy


Urban Waters Federal Partnership


Prepared by The Partnership for the Delaware Estuary

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