Many homeowners feel they’re immune from flood risk. (Eviart/Shutterstock) Many homeowners feel they’re immune from flood risk. (Eviart/Shutterstock)

Homeowners have long been confused about flood risk and flood insurance. According to a recent survey, that unfortunate fact continues to lead to devastating outcomes. Consider that 98% of homes in California don’t have flood insurance policies in place, leaving nearly all unprotected from the torrential onslaught of recent storms.

The Neptune Consumer Survey of Flood Risk Awareness shows that consumers urgently need education about flood risk and flood insurance.

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