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Currently: 72°F
Wind: NNE at 1 MPH
Humidity: 38%
Dewpoint: 44°F
Barometer: 29.94 inches and steady

Last updated: 4/21/2014 5:46:00 AM

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

Since 1959, the District has been responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of comprehensive flood hazard control measures in Maricopa County. This Web site 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.



Drainage Design Manual Updates
New versions of the Drainage Design Manuals (Hydrology, Hydraulics and Erosion Control) have been posted online.

Updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps
The Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) for Maricopa County changed on October 16, 2013. The updated FIRMs can be viewed on the maps page of the District’s website.

Introducing FCD Mobile Tools
The District's new Mobile Tools is a collection of District resources designed specifically for use on mobile devices. The initial launch includes two interactive tools: Storm Central and Floodplains.

Crossing a Flooded Wash: A Deadly Choice
No vehicle is large enough, no reason good enough to try to cross a wash.

Flood Control Advisory Board Meeting Notices
Notices of Flood Control Advisory Board (FCAB) meetings are posted in the public lobby of the Flood Control District administrative building.