Water Talk News
- Keep your distance from flash flood flows. Surges in flows can easily sweep people, particularly children, off their feet. Do not get close to the flood water and never try to cross it.
- Remove debris from your property. If you are able, move debris from your property onto the street so County and City Public Works crews can sweep it with their heavy equipment.
- Utilize sandbags for flood protection. A self-fill sandbag station is available for pick-up at Coconino County Health and Human Services, 2625 King Street. A new sandbag station has been established at the south parking lot of Coconino High School located at 2801 N Izabel. Review these resources to properly install your sandbags.
- Do not park cars on streets where flood debris is present. On Streets prone to severe flooding, parked cars can prevent sandbags from doing their job – protecting your property.
- Be prepared for more rain. Be alert and ready to shelter in place if necessary. Keep your phones charged and assemble an Emergency Kit, packed with water, food, medications.
- Track the weather. Follow the latest Museum Fire scar weather conditions and National Weather Service notifications at Weather.gov/fgz/MuseumFireFloodRisk.
- Sign up for emergency alerts: Coconino.az.gov/ready. Or email updates at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Museum Flood Area Call Center: Hours of operation may shift depending on weather events. The phone number is (928) 679-8525.
- Sign up for targeted alerts of potential flood risk in your neighborhood at: Flagstaffaz.gov/rainalerts.
- Talk to the Stormwater Section (928) 213-2472 about protecting your house or business from flood damage.
- Report any water quality concerns or wastewater issues to Water Services Staff (928) 774-0262.
- Erin Young, R.G., is currently serving as Interim Director.
- Operations remained steady throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to a skilled and dedicated staff.
- Water Services received a Gold status on the Alliance for Water Efficiency Leaderboard. Flagstaff is the first Arizona Utility to make the Leaderboard!
- The EPA gave Flagstaff an Excellence Award for its WaterSense Product Promotions.
- Flagstaff’s City Code for Industrial Pretreatment Program was streamlined.
- The Water Conservation Strategic Plan was adopted.
- The Stormwater Team gained momentum through initiating a proactive maintenance program.
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