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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.


July 17, 2014 - DWR is soliciting comments on draft Urban Flood Risk Reduction Program Guidelines, draft Proposal Solicitation Package, draft Cost Share Guidelines

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is releasing the three documents for public comment. The draft Guidelines and a draft Proposal Solicitation Package (PSP) for the Urban Flood Risk Reduction (UFRR) Program will guide the selection and funding of UFRR Program projects beginning in the Fiscal Year 2014-15 funding cycle. Also available for comment are the proposed draft Cost Share Guidelines that update the 2010 formula and will affect DWR’s flood risk reduction programs, such as the UFRR Program.

The documents and information about the workshops are available on the Division of Flood Management’s Urban Flood Risk Reduction Guidelines webpage.


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.