The Flood Control District of Maricopa County needs your help to determine the community’s tolerance level to stormwater flooding. When is flooding just a nuisance? When is action needed to reduce flooding in your area?
Actions to reduce flooding can be simple such as educating people about flood hazards and risks. More elaborate actions include constructing stormwater detention basins or drainage channels. Below you will find a range of scenarios describing typical stormwater flooding in Maricopa County.
For each scenario, please select one of the following options:
Nuisance – It is okay if this situation occurs. No action is needed.
Possible Action – If there is a simple preventative solution, it should be implemented.
Problem – Spend money to prevent this from occurring.