Welcome to the Flood Control District

  1. Watershed Day at the Capitol

    Contra Costa Flood Control leaders have a tradition of visiting the State Capitol for the annual Watershed Day event, where groups that work in watersheds around the state meet to recognize achievements and troubleshoot common problems. Read on...
  2. 2015 Annual Report Released

    The Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District released their 2015 Annual Report on February 9, 2016. Read about the accomplishments and challenges of 2015, and the District's goals for the future by clicking on the link below. Additional Info...
  3. Lower Walnut Creek Restoration Site Tours Now Available

    The Contra Costa County Flood Control District has launched an exciting and ambitious restoration project for Lower Walnut Creek. Come take a tour of the site and learn about the project and explore the opportunities that the site has to offer. Read on...
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The Flood Control and Water Conservation District covers all of Contra Costa County, including its cities, and owns property throughout the county for the purpose of constructing and maintaining regional flood control basins, channels, and creeks. 

The District was formed in 1951, and has been protecting the communities of Contra Costa County ever since. The District offers regional flood protection, and also provides technical information and education to cities and residents. Its operations are primarily funded through property taxes and developer fees. To learn more about services that the District offers, click here

Recently, the District's mission has expanded to include stewardship of the environmental resources in the district-owned creeks. Learn how you can get involved.