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Wind: 1 at 0 MPH
Humidity: 60%
Dewpoint: 43°F
Barometer: inches and steady

Last updated: 3/31/2015 5:33:00 AM

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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 Lower Gila River Floodplain Delineation Study Technical Report – DRAFT (682 MB) is now available for review.


Loop 303 Drainage Project Completed Prior to Monsoon 2015
Working with the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), the Flood Control District of Maricopa County (District) has completed the Loop 303 drainage system which transports stormwater from local watersheds and the Loop 303 to the Gila River.

New website launch!
The District will launch a new version of this website on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. The website has been redesigned to improve user friendliness and features dynamic design, making it more accessible for smartphone and tablet users. We hope that you find this new site informative and easy to use. Keep in mind that your current bookmarks or favorite pages may no longer work after the launch date. We invite you to submit any questions or comments about the new website here.

County Approves Flood Control Improvement Project in Scottsdale
Over 600 properties in the city of Scottsdale will be removed from a floodplain thanks to the Granite Reef Watershed Drainage Improvements Project (Project) IGA that was approved on March 11, 2015.

Flood Hazard Identification Studies Structures and Property Viewer