March 13 / News

Why does spring often bring increased flood risks to the Midwest and river valley areas?

Image of Ice Dam

The combination of frozen land that hasn’t yet thawed, saturation levels, melting snow, and spring storms all contribute to spring flooding conditions. Winter temperatures freeze the ground and don’t allow snow or rain to penetrate into the earth. Sometimes this even leads to flash flooding, which occurs when water cannot be absorbed and flows where...

Read entire article

March 06 / News

Why Buy Flood Insurance?

Midwest and interior US river valley homeowners are at risk from floods all year long, but springtime often means an even more heightened risk from flooding. Here are the top three reasons to buy flood insurance now: Protect your investment. Purchasing a home is often among the biggest purchases. In a flood event, self-insuring means... Read the entire article.

February 09 / News

What’s the Latest News on NFIP Reform?

US Capital

As 2019 came to a close, Congress passed a massive spending bill that included an extension of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) until September 30, 2020. This extension avoided a program lapse and creates a nine-month legislative window for Congress to consider program reforms. Despite a media narrative of “Washington gridlock,” the upcoming year... Read the entire article.

January 22 / News

Winter Flood Risks: Flood insurance brings peace of mind in moments that matter.

Storms, snow, ice accumulation, bitter cold temperatures…severe winter weather often produces prime conditions that can lead to winter flooding. The entire US has potential for winter flooding—even places where it is historically not an issue. Read more about winter and spring weather conditions that are capable of unleashing flood-producing moisture. Atmospheric River (AR) This is... Read the entire article.

August 08 / Press Release

Encircle and Torrent Technologies to Streamline Flood Claims Handling

Collaboration eliminates manual processes and reduces administrative overhead by streamlining the claims workflow  Kitchener, ON, Canada and Kalispell, MT; August 7, 2018 – Encircle, a leading provider of real-time documentation, collaboration, and field productivity software for the property and casualty insurance industry, and Torrent Technologies, a Marsh company and a servicing agent for Write Your... Read the entire article.

  • Page 1 of 2 /
  • 1
  • 2