Welcome to the Flood Control District

  1. East County Trash Assessment

    On July 26th, Flood Control District staff joined up with volunteers from Friends of Marsh Creek to perform three trash assessments in East County. For the past five years the Flood Control District has performed annual trash assessments at... Read on...
  2. Dutch Slough Celebration

    The Contra Costa County Flood Control District, California Department of Water Resources , American Rivers and Friends of Marsh Creek Watershed partnered to host an event celebrating the Dutch Slough Restoration Project. Read on...
  3. 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...
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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.