Flood Control

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

District Responsibilities

  • 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

District Projects

District Plans / Programs

District Facilities

Project Awards

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