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Floodplain Management

Alternate Transportation Routes During Periods of Flooding - Maps and related information on alternate transportation routes during times of flooding.

Real Time Wash Flow and Rainfall Information - View real time flow and rainfall data for available locations within the City of Scottsdale.

Substantial Improvement and Substantial Damage Information - Information about FEMA requirements relating to substantial improvement and substantial damage.

Frequently Asked Questions

The City's Stormwater and Floodplain Management Ordinance

Design Standards & Policies Manual 

Scottsdale's "Homeowner's Guide to Drainage" (PDF)

Information on Stormwater and Flood Control in the City of Scottsdale (PDF)

FloodSmart.govlinks to external site - Information about floods, risk of financial loss due to flooding and flood insurance. Sponsored by the National Flood Insurance Program.

National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)links to external site - The Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration (FIMA) manages the NFIP. 

Contact Information

Ashley Couch
Drainage and Flood Control Program Manager
Floodplain Administrator
P: 480-312-4317
ACouch@ScottsdaleAz.gov

Richard Anderson
Stormwater Review Manager
P: 480-312-2729
RiAnderson@ScottsdaleAz.gov

Don Gerkin
Senior Civil Engineer
P: 480-312-7903
DGerkin@ScottsdaleAz.gov