Prepare for Floods
New Flood Safety Offerings and Programs
Are you prepared for floods? Check out the new flood safety offerings and programs today!
Flash floods can happen at any time in Boulder, with little or no warning. Be prepared - you may only have minutes to react.
Flood Safety & Personal Preparedness
Flood Emergency Plans
Sign up for Emergency Alerts
Sign up for FREE emergency alerts at BoCo911Alert.com. You can get alerts via home, work, and cell phones, text messages, and email. When a flood watch or warning is issued for your area, seek response information by tuning to local news and visiting www.boulderoem.com.
Buy Flood Insurance Today
Buy flood insurance to protect your property.
Be Flood Smart
Protect Natural Floodplain Functions
The city has adopted regulations for development within streams, wetlands, and water bodies to help preserve and protect these natural resources.
Flood Preparedness Meetings In-a-box
Arrange meetings within your neighborhood or organization to discuss flood preparedness, gather information, and share resources to help each other reduce the impacts of future flooding.
The City of Boulder will provide the meeting materials, including a draft agenda, potential discussion items/questions, copies of the Community Guide to Flood Safety, summaries of flood recovery efforts, and personal preparedness tips.
Real-time Flood Gauge
Flood Watches and Warnings
Flash Flood Watch - Weather conditions may cause flash flooding in the specified area. Be ready to move to higher ground during heavy rainfall.
Flash Flood Warning - Flash flooding is occurring or is imminent in the specified area. Move to higher ground immediately. In some locations and situations, it may be safest to shelter in place on the upper floor of the building.
This is a video segment from the May 2, 2014 episode of Inside Boulder News. For more videos, visit: BoulderChannel8.com
This is a video segment from the March 21, 2014 episode of Inside Boulder News. For more videos, visit: BoulderChannel8.com