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FloodSAFE California

FloodSAFE California

Department of Water Resources
3310 El Camino Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95821

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 219000
Sacramento, CA 95821-9000

Ojai Project


FloodSAFE is a long-term strategic initiative developed to reduce flood risk in California. It is designed with the recognition that addressing risks of flood damage statewide will take decades. FloodSAFE is also an important component of DWR's Integrated Water Management (IWM) Initiative, which is designed to achieve a sustainable, robust, and resilient flood and water management system for the benefit of all Californians.


August 6, 2014 - DWR is hosting preseason flood coordination meetings this fall throughout California

The Department of Water Resources is hosting preseason flood coordination meetings in September and October at various locations throughout the state. Flood managers, flood agencies, and emergency responders are invited to join us to share information about flood response and resources for this winter.  Dates and times for these meetings are available in this flyer (PDF: 670 KB).


Central Valley Flood Management Planning

With the successful completion of the 2012 Central Valley Flood Protection Plan (CVFPP), three major flood management planning efforts are underway to refine the State Systemwide Investment Approach and inform the CVFPP 2017 Update:


Statewide Flood Management Planning

The Statewide Flood Management Planning Program was developed to expand the focus of California's flood management planning statewide.



My Flood Risk

Visit the My Flood Risk website to learn how you can reduce your flood risk by being aware and prepared.


If you have comments, suggestions or concerns about FloodSAFE California, please email us, or send a letter to the mailing address shown to the left.