Welcome to the Flood Control District

  1. Storm Update: County crews have closed roads!

    The closures are required due to mudslides and flooding concerns. County crews are working to reopen Marsh Creek Road, Morgan Territory Road and McEwen Road as soon as possible. Read on...
  2. County Crews Prepared for First Major 2017 Storm; Urge Public to Prepare, Too

    The first big storm of 2017 is expected over the weekend, and work is underway by County public works and flood control staff to prepare. The Flood Control and Water Conservation District wants residents to also prepare for severe weather and flooding. Read on...
  3. Summary of National Weather Service Forecast and 7-5-3-2 Protocol

    We can expect heavy rain and potential flooding over the weekend into Monday from widespread rainfall which will move to our area starting Saturday afternoon. Rain will continue off and on through at least Sunday night and will likely be moderate to heavy Read on...
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The Flood Control and Water Conservation District covers all of Contra Costa County, including its cities, and owns property throughout the county for the purpose of constructing and maintaining regional flood control basins, channels, and creeks. 

The District was formed in 1951, and has been protecting the communities of Contra Costa County ever since. The District offers regional flood protection, and also provides technical information and education to cities and residents. Its operations are primarily funded through property taxes and developer fees. To learn more about services that the District offers, click here

Recently, the District's mission has expanded to include stewardship of the environmental resources in the district-owned creeks. Learn how you can get involved.