The Flood Control District's public information office maintains a close partnership with print, television, radio and online media, along with municipal/state governments and emergency responders in order to keep Maricopa County residents informed about District flood control projects, potential flood hazards, up-to-date rainfall and water flow data, and flood safety awareness information.
The District is at the forefront of flood detection in Maricopa County. The District maintains 24-hour, real-time rainfall and stream flow data monitoring throughout the County via the ALERT system. If a potential flooding situation is detected by District staff monitoring the ALERT system, the media and the National Weather Service are notified and the necessary warnings are issued to the public.
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