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Welcome to the Fresno Metropolitan Flood Control District web site!

The Fresno Metropolitan Flood Control District provides flood control and urban storm water services in a 400-square mile watershed located between the Kings and San Joaquin Rivers. The District is home to roughly 650,000 people and includes both urban and agricultural land uses. The Fresno/Clovis urban area is served by a system of approximately 640 miles of pipeline and 154 stormwater retention basins. View map.

Governed by a seven-member board, the District provides:

  • Flood control
  • Urban drainage
  • Groundwater Resource Management
  • Recreation Opportunities and Open Space

To learn more about the District's programs and activities, click to view Board of Directors meeting agendas and staff reports, as well issues of the agency newsletter Flood Line.

Flood Line Newsletter

In the spotlight

New Public service announcements

2014 PSA


Take a look and a listen to the District's new PSA spots! They tell the story of stormwater, our community's storm drainage system, and how we all can keep our precious water clean.

Television - 30-second spots

Radio - 60-second spots

Storm drain marker program

Storm Drain Markers


Standard Plans & Specs

Classroom Materials