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Posted on: June 25, 2018

IT’S TIME TO BE FLOOD AWARE: Stay Informed. Be Prepared. #BeFloodSmart.

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PHOENIX, AZ – The Arizona Monsoon is here! With it comes ominous haboobs (strong dust storms), rain and the chance for flooding which the National Weather Service says is the most common natural disaster in the United States1. According to The Republic, n...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Flood Control District Program Improves Drainage Issues for Some Phoenix Residents

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PHOENIX (April 25, 2018) – Good news for some residents that will benefit from a Flood Control District (FCD or District) of Maricopa County program that develops solutions to local flooding hazards. Today, through the Small Project Assistance Pr...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Flood Control District Program Improves Drainage Issues for Some Glendale Residents

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PHOENIX (April 25, 2018) – Good news for some residents that will benefit from a Flood Control District (FCD or District) of Maricopa County program that develops solutions to local flooding hazards. Today, through the Small Project Assistance Pr...

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT HIRES NEW AGENCY DIRECTOR AND NEW CHIEF ENGINEER/GENERAL MANAGER

Michael Fulton and Scott Vogel

PHOENIX (April 9, 2018) ─ The Flood Control District (FCD or District) of Maricopa County has hired a new Agency Director to replace retiring Chief Engineer and General Manager, Bill Wiley. Effective April 16, 2018, Arizona native Michael Fulton will assu...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

GROUNDWATER RECHARGE FREE FOR PUBLIC AGENCIES ON FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT LAND

The Water Cycle

PHOENIX (April 11, 2018) ─ Groundwater recharge is a process where water moves downward from the surface to an underground holding place called an aquifer. In the last 22 years, several public agencies have approached the Flood Control District of Maricop...

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

Laveen Area Drainage Plan to Help Reduce Flooding for some District 5 Residents

Laveen Area Drainage Master Plan Study Update

PHOENIX (March 7, 2018) – Laveen area residents have experienced repeated flooding over the past few years, including during the unprecedented storm events of 2014. In response, the Flood Control District (FCD) of Maricopa County, in partnership with the ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

Flood Control District Water Conservation and Stormwater Management

District has traded old design in for one that leverages stormwater as a resource.

PHOENIX (January 2018) – The persistent drought in the Southwest has put Arizona’s residents and farmlands at risk of water shortage. While Arizona isknown for its proactive approach, there’s still achance of it occurring wit...

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Posted on: December 21, 2017

FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT IMPLEMENTS PROJECT TO REMOVE SALT CEDAR FROM GILA RIVER

Removal of Salt Cedar Along Gila River

PHOENIX (January 2018) – Introduced in the 1800’s for erosion control, salt cedar (or Tamarisk) is an invasive plant accustomed to harsh environments and blankets river bottoms across the Southwest. It spreads easily and can thrive in wet and dry areas. O...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Flood Control District and MCDOT Install Flood Warning Systems to Make County Roads Safer (D4)

Patton Road at Hassayampa River

PHOENIX (August 9, 2017) – Storms over the past few years have created major roadway flooding incidents throughout the Valley. More than half of all flood-related drownings occur when a vehicle is driven into hazardous floodwater. The Flood Cont...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Flood Control District and MCDOT Install Flood Warning Systems to Make County Roads Safer (D2)

Bartlett Lake Road at Camp Creek Wash

PHOENIX (August 9, 2017) – Storms over the past few years have created major roadway flooding incidents throughout the Valley. More than half of all flood-related drownings occur when a vehicle is driven into hazardous floodwater. The Flood Control Distri...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Flood Control District and MCDOT Install Flood Warning Systems to Make County Roads Safer (D3)

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PHOENIX (August 10, 2017) – Storms over the past few years have created major roadway flooding incidents throughout the Valley. More than half of all flood-related drownings occur when a vehicle is driven into hazardous floodwater. The Flood Control Distr...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Sand, Sand bags & Flooding Resources

Sandbags

In preparation for the upcoming storm, Maricopa County has a limited number of sandbags available. Sand is also available for those who bring their own bags to fill. Check our map for the nearest location in your area. We also provide practical tips and v...

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

Flood Control District SPAP Program Helps Improve Drainage Issues in Mesa, District 2 Neighborhoods

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PHOENIX (July 26, 2017) – Good news for some District 2, Mesa residents that will benefit from a Flood Control District (FCD) of Maricopa County program that fast-tracks local flood control and drainage projects. Today, through the Small Project Assistanc...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Drainage Improvement to Reduce Flooding for some Ahwatukee Residents

Drainage Improvement to Reduce Flooding for some Ahwatukee Residents

PHOENIX (June 13, 2017) – The storm event on September 8, 2014 was one of several downpours that have flooded Ahwatukee properties along South Mountain Preserve. Residents living near South Mandan Street have experienced repeated flooding during storm eve...

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Flood Control District and Scottsdale Partner on Granite Reef Drainage Improvements

Flood Control District and Scottsdale Partner on Granite Reef Drainage Improvements

PHOENIX (June 13, 2017) – Citizens of Scottsdale and Maricopa County will benefit from enhanced, flood protection along Granite Reef Wash as the Flood Control District (FCD) and City of Scottsdale (City) partner to expand the storm drain systems in southe...

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