Welcome to the Flood Control District

  1. 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...
  2. Local Legislator Tour: Catherine Baker

    Contra Costa County’s Flood Control District kicked off it’s “Local Legislator Tour” series on Friday, August 12, by escorting 16th District Assemblywoman Catherine Baker through two flood control facilities within her district. Read on...
  3. 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...
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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.