A Guide to Flood Safety.

When it comes to safeguarding your home or business from flood damage, planning ahead is imperative. The Mile High Flood District has the experience, expertise, and top flood safety tips to help you do just that.

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Protect Your Home and Property

Review these resources regarding different safety precautions during floods to learn about flooding and what you can do to avoid or mitigate damage.

Important Forecasts and Flood Warnings

The Mile High Flood District works hard to ensure the safety of their citizens providing local governments with early notifications of heavy rain and flood threats in partnership with NOAA’s National Weather Service.

Local officials can then act on these notifications according to their respective emergency plans and warn people in affected high-risk areas when flooding is imminent.

ALERT System

Follow the ALERT system on Twitter for real-time heavy rainfall notifications.

Looking for more?

Find an archive of forecast products and flood threat notifications from the Mile High Flood District’s Flash Flood Prediction Program (F2P2), which operates from April–September.

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District Studies Impacting Floodplain Mapping.

The Mile High Flood District works with FEMA to update floodplain maps through the Physical Map Revision (PMR) process. If you received a notification that your property is in a high risk flood zone, please visit our Floodplain Management page to view specific information related to the study.

Get Floodplain Management Information

Flood Protection Handbooks

Download a flood protection handbook for more information and assistance in personal flood safety management specific to your area.

Contact Us

We’re always happy to answer any questions or foster conversations with the residents we serve or the contractors we partner with.

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