he Legislature of the State of Arizona delegated responsibility to each county flood control district to adopt regulations designed to promote the public health, safety, and general welfare of its citizenry. The Yavapai County Flood Control District was created, and the initial floodplain regulations were adopted by the District Board of Directors in December 1981. The regulations and requirements of the District's Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance are intended to minimize public and private losses due to flood conditions. The Yavapai County Drainage Design Manual was first adopted by Resolution 1151 in November 1998. The information in this manual is used for preparing hydrologic, hydraulic and drainage related reports required by Yavapai County. Click here for more information about Yavapai County Flood Control District.

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Preparedness for Monsoon Season in Yavapai County

Monsoon season has arrived here in Arizona. In anticipation of the potential of heavy, intense rainfall over the next couple of months, the Yavapai County Flood Control District encourages residents and visitors within Yavapai County to be prepared for heavy runoff and flash flooding. The Flood Control District encourages residents and visitors to be alert and aware of the conditions surrounding this anticipated event. Keep informed via radio, television, the internet (National Weather Service), NOAA weather radio, and through the Yavapai County Emergency Management Regional Alert website. Also, the District recommends that residents and visitors review its Flood Safety page and be prepared before an event occurs. A few additional reminders to help get prepared and to keep you safe... Read more

Ash Fork Area Drainage Master Study

The Yavapai County Flood Control District (YCFCD) has entered into a contract with the Prescott firm Shephard Wesnitzer, Inc. to develop a study in Ash Fork to identify the existing infrastructure system, determine the condition and operating characteristics of the system, identify the existing drainage tributaries, and provide a program for drainage improvement projects including estimated funding requirements. To read more about the study and the scheduled  public meeting, click the READ MORE button.

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Dan Cherry


Appointed 2014
Lynn Whitman

District Engineer

1120 Commerce Drive
Prescott, AZ 86305
 (928) 771-3197

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