Orion began in 1998 in Louisville, KY with its first federal contract supporting and developing the Automated Flood Warning Systems (AFWS). water.weather.gov/afws.View the AFWS Project Details
Automated Flood Warning Systems
The Automated Flood Warning Systems (AFWS) is a network of numerous local flood-warning systems, rain gauges which integrate and share information from 1900 sensors in 12 states.
The goals of the IFLOWS Program are:
- Substantially reduce the annual loss of life from flash floods
- Reduce property damage
- Reduce disruption of commerce and human activities