First American Flood Data Services Launches New Web Site

— Provides a Single Source for Comprehensive Flood Information for Lenders—

August 12, 2009, AUSTIN, Texas

First American Flood Data Services, a member of The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF) family of companies and the market leader in fast, accurate flood determinations, announced today the launch of its new Web site,  The new site provides a single source of flood determination information for all lenders who need to stay current on the latest flood information, products and services.

“The new site allows us to better communicate with our customers and provides an entry point to our online FloodCert® application,” said Vicki Chenault, senior vice president and general manager of First American Flood Data Services. “While will continue to be our online application for managing flood determinations, will act as our communications portal for product information, industry news and customer updates.”

The site introduces features and functions that make it easy for customers to do business with First American Flood Data Services including streamlined navigation, more useful tools and more detailed information about services offered. Features on the Web site, such as event schedules, legislative updates and upcoming map revisions will make it easier for customers to track developments at First American Flood Data Services and within the flood risk management industry. Additional upgrades include a virtual tour of the First American Flood Data Services facilities and an expanded news section, which features a subscription feed for updates and an expanded version of The High Ground quarterly newsletter.  The new site can be found at

About First American

The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF) is a FORTUNE 500® company that traces its history to 1889. With revenues of approximately $6.2 billion in 2008, it is America's largest provider of business information. First American combines advanced analytics with its vast data resources to supply businesses and consumers with valuable information products to support the major economic events of people's lives, such as getting a job, renting an apartment, buying a car or house, securing a mortgage and opening or buying a business. The First American Family of Companies, many of which command leading market share positions in their respective industries, operate within five primary business segments, including: Title Insurance and Services, Specialty Insurance, Information and Outsourcing Solutions, Data and Analytic Solutions, and Risk Mitigation and Business Solutions. More information about the company and an archive of its press releases can be found at



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