Flood Control &
Drainage Maintenance

The Flood Control Division is responsible for the maintenance and repair of drainage facilities within the City right-of-way which includes the annual inspection and cleaning of all the City storm drains and catch basins (approximately 3500+). Other responsibilities include debris removal and clearing drainage systems during and after storm events, vegetation management and removal, silt removal, detention basin maintenance and erosion control of slopes along open channels and other drainage facilities.

Notice of Application of Herbicides:



The division is also responsible for various maintenance issues along 4 waterways:

  •             Loma Alta Creek
  •             Buena Vista Creek
  •             San Luis Rey River
  •             Agua Hedionda

If you have any Flood Control questions or to report any problems, please call (760) 435-4500.