Floodplain Management

Floods are the #1 natural disaster in the United States.

What is a Flood?

Anywhere it rains, it can flood. A flood is a general and temporary condition where two or more acres of normally dry land or two or more properties are inundated by water or mudflow. Many conditions can result in a flood: hurricanes, broken levees, outdated or clogged drainage systems and rapid accumulation of rainfall.  Visit our Floodplain map 

Just because you haven't experienced a flood in the past, doesn't mean you won't in the future. Flood risk isn't just based on history; it's also based on a number of factors: rainfall, river-flow and tidal-surge data, topography, flood-control measures, and changes due to building and development.

Flood Damage Photos.

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Physical Address

  • 200 S. Spruce Street
  • Grand Junction, CO  81501

Mailing Addrress

  • Department 5005
  • P.O. Box 20,000
  • Grand Junction, CO  81502-5001