The Board assists Pompton Lakes' Municipal government on flood-related matters, and pursues means of mitigating flooding within the Borough. Recent activities includes an ongoing field assessment of river conditions, recommendations on priorities for clearing those obstructions, support of legislation aimed at relief from flooding, and involvement in the usage of land adjacent to or near flood zones. The Board oversees the Lake Restoration Committee and Stormwater Management Committee.
The Borough CRS Coordinators work in conjunction with various Borough agencies to maintain a Class 5 CRS rating for the Borough. This achievement has resulted in up to a 25% savings in flood insurance premiums. Pompton Lakes was the first community in the State of New Jersey as well as the Northeast to receive a Class 5 CRS rating.