Placer County Flood Control & Water Conservation District
Established The District was established by a special act of the State Legislature in 1984 with Senate Bill 1312,Johnson. The District was created in response to the mutual recognition by the Cities and the County that an agency that transcended political boundaries could better address flood control and drainage issues.
The primary mission of the Placer County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (District) is to protect lives and property from the effects of flooding through comprehensive, integrated planning, consistent standards, management programs, and capital improvements. The District uses consistent standards to evaluate flood risk, implements flood control measures such as requiring new development to construct detention basins and operation and management of a flood warning system.
- Implements regional flood control projects
- Develops and implements master plans for selected watersheds in the county
- Provides technical support and information on flood control for the cities,the county and the development community
- Operates and Maintains the county flood warning system
- Review proposed developments projects to ensure they meet District standards
- Develops hydrologic and hydraulic models for county watersheds
- Provides technical support for Office of Emergency Services activities
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