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Phoenix, AZ

Currently: 95°F
Wind: SW at 1 MPH
Humidity: 23%
Dewpoint: 51°F
Barometer: 29.82 inches and steady

Last updated: 9/23/2014 7:20:00 PM

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The Flood Control District of Maricopa County welcomes you to our website.

Since 1959, the District has been responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of comprehensive flood hazard control measures in Maricopa County. This website is a resource regarding our history, information on current flood control projects, the services we provide, and important flood safety guidelines which can protect the lives and property of county residents and visitors.

The District follows four Strategic Programs to maximize public protection and minimize flooding risk.

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If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please call 911 for police, fire and paramedics.

For the most updated storm assistance information, please go to

The following members of the Arizona Rock Products Association have generously donated sand to local jurisdictions and fire stations: M.R. Tanner Mining, Hanson Aggregates, LaFarge, CEMEX, Vulcan, Arizona Materials, Drake, and Salt River Materials Group.

Drake Aggregate will have sand (and a limited number of sand bags available) for residents to shovel what they need. Hours of operation are 5:30 am to 1:30 pm. Locations are:

  • Glendale
    6500 N. 115th Ave.,
    Glendale, AZ 85307
    Access is from Glendale Ave. at N. Agua Fria Shore
  • Queen Creek
    39245 N. Schnepf Rd.
    Queen Creek, AZ 85242
    Access is from Schnepf Rd. near the Chandler Heights Rd. alignment
  • Sun City
    10800 W. Rose Garden Lane
    Sun City, AZ 85373
    Access is from Rose Garden Lane at 115th Ave.
  • Mesa
    1800 N. Alma School Rd.
    Mesa, AZ 85201
    Access is from Alma School Rd. immediately north of the Red Mountain Freeway

Frequently asked questions about storm information and assistance.

For additional information about sand and sandbags, click here

If you've experienced recent flooding, click here for more information

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Request for Proposal
The Flood Control District has issued a Request for Proposal (Serial 14086-RFP Request For Proposal for Consultant and Process Improvement) for qualified vendors to conduct a Kaizen Process Improvement.

Need Sandbags and Sand?
In preparation of the incoming storm, the following locations around Maricopa County are offering sand and sandbags. These precautions are not required for most locations, but may be considered for those who have experienced previous flooding or have specific concerns.

County Urges Residents to Prepare for Heavy Rain, Flash Floods
In anticipation of heavy rainfall due to Hurricane Odile converging with monsoon moisture, the Flood Control District (FCD) of Maricopa County is urging valley residents to be prepared for another round of storm events and flash floods.

County Wins Federal Funding to Rehabilitate Dams
Maricopa County residents will benefit from $81.1 million in extended flood protection and related jobs thanks to an IGA that was approved by the District's Board of Directors.

Let's Talk Flooding
We want you involved in the decision-making process, so take a few minutes to check out Flood Talk, our new online community where your opinions are welcomed on the topic of flooding in Maricopa County. Find it at

Report a Flood
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