SummaryThe maximum flood that can be experienced without exceeding some amount (e.g., $10 million) in damages. Resilience will increase with improved flows access to floodplains and removal of infrastructure from floodplains. General Information about this IndicatorWhat is it?: Floods are natural events that rework floodplain and riparian lands, move sediment, and naturally restore ecosystems. They can also impact infrastructure placed in the floodplain. Future flood damage can be estimated based upon the projected extent and severity of floods and the value of infrastructure placed in the floodplain.