Write flood with confidence


Download your free sample data for Houston TX to see how new 5m US Flood Maps can help you write flood risk with confidence.

The file (150mb) contains undefended GIS flood extents and depths for 6 return periods for Houston, TX, and a layer indicating rivers and their floodplains that are protected by defences.

Download or use of any part of the Sample Data constitutes your agreement to the conditions of use which can be found here. Do not use or download if you do not intend to be bound by these conditions of use.


We’d like to get in touch to see how you get on with the sample data. By submitting your details and downloading the sample data, you consent to the JBA team contacting you regarding its use. We take your privacy seriously. We will securely store the data that you share. We will not share your data with any third party. If you would like to unsubscribe at any time please contact us at hello@jbarisk.com with the subject line Opt-out or call JBA Risk Management Marketing on +441756 799919. All updates will also give you the option to unsubscribe. Read our complete privacy policy here.

The majority of flood exposure goes unwritten in the US because insurers think it’s too risky: as few as 15 percent of US homeowners are insured against flood.

With the right data, writing flood no longer needs to be risky and now is the time to capitalize on this opportunity. 

JBA's best in class national-scale flood map, developed at the highest resolution available on the market, enables you to assess US flood risk more effectively than ever before.

The data deepens your understanding of flood to improve insurance risk selection, pricing, portfolio management and overall business profitability.

Write flood:

  • Insightfully
  • Confidently
  • Profitably

Using JBA’s new US data.

Read more about the US map.

JBA’s 5m US Flood Map uses Applied Research Associates Inc’s hurricane storm surge levels for the Gulf and Atlantic coast.

Download our free sample data using the form above. If you're interested in a different location for sample data or would just like to speak to one of the experts, email the team.