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Flood Control District
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Phoenix, AZ

Currently: 69°F
Wind: ESE at 0 MPH
Humidity: 53%
Dewpoint: 50°F
Barometer: 29.94 inches and rising

Last updated: 10/2/2014 7:23:00 AM

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The Flood Control District of Maricopa County welcomes you to our website.

Since 1959, the District has been responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of comprehensive flood hazard control measures in Maricopa County. This website is a resource regarding our history, information on current flood control projects, the services we provide, and important flood safety guidelines which can protect the lives and property of county residents and visitors.

The District follows four Strategic Programs to maximize public protection and minimize flooding risk.

FEMA Updating 99 out of 477 Flood Insurance Rate Map panels for Maricopa County
The preliminary version of these Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) is now available for viewing. A formal Appeals and Protest Period is scheduled to run from September 4, 2014 through December 4, 2014. Click here for information on the Preliminary Maricopa County Physical Map Revision FIRM Update.

If you've experienced recent flooding, click here for more information

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Request for Proposal
The Flood Control District has issued a Request for Proposal (Serial 14086-RFP Request For Proposal for Consultant and Process Improvement) for qualified vendors to conduct a Kaizen Process Improvement.

Need Sandbags and Sand?
In preparation of the incoming storm, the following locations around Maricopa County are offering sand and sandbags. These precautions are not required for most locations, but may be considered for those who have experienced previous flooding or have specific concerns.

County Urges Residents to Prepare for Heavy Rain, Flash Floods
In anticipation of heavy rainfall due to Hurricane Odile converging with monsoon moisture, the Flood Control District (FCD) of Maricopa County is urging valley residents to be prepared for another round of storm events and flash floods.

County Wins Federal Funding to Rehabilitate Dams
Maricopa County residents will benefit from $81.1 million in extended flood protection and related jobs thanks to an IGA that was approved by the District's Board of Directors.

Let's Talk Flooding
We want you involved in the decision-making process, so take a few minutes to check out Flood Talk, our new online community where your opinions are welcomed on the topic of flooding in Maricopa County. Find it at

Report a Flood
Upload photos of flooding in Maricopa County to our map. Check out photos others have uploaded.

Flood Hazard Identification Studies