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Placer County Flood Control & Water Conservation District

The Flood Control District collaborates with Placer County and its cities to protect lives and property from the effects of flooding.

District Responsibilities Include:

  • 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 an Alert 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
  • Manages annual stream channel maintenance program with the Dry Creek Watershed

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Project Awards

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
    2008 Sustainable Project of the Year  
  • American Council of Engineering Companies California
    2009 Engineering Excellence Merit Award   

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Contact Placer County Flood Control


Placer County Flood Control
Ken Grehm, Executive Director
Brian Keating, District Manager

Mailing Address

Placer County Public Works
3091 County Center Drive, Suite 220
Auburn, CA 95603

Office Address

Placer County Public Works
3091 County Center Drive, Suite 220
Auburn, CA 95603



Office Hours

Mon-Fri: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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