What’s New

Preliminary Goni Canyon Creek Drainage flood map, Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) – The City has submitted to FEMA for a change in the floodplain zones in the general area north of 580 freeway, east of Emerson Dr., south of Merrill Rd. and west of N. Lompa St..  FEMA acknowledges the submittal in August 2016 and assigned a case # 17-09-2670P.  Changes to the floodplain and floodway can be viewed on Google Earth by downloading Goni overlay file of changes.

Please take time to review the proposed changes and email us comments you might have. Changes to the floodplain and floodway can be viewed on Google Earth by downloading the Goni kmz  file.  The color orange is increase in floodplain area; green is decrease and blue remains the same as before.  See more below on how to download Google Earth.

It is the goal of the City to properly map the flood hazard within Carson City and convey the flood hazard risk to its residents. This application impacts the following FIRM panels 84F, 103E and 111G.  This Study modifies the floodplain and floodway in this area. To view the working map click the following link – preliminary map.

 

Please check out the proposed changes to the Lompa Ranch floodplain !

 

DO YOU KNOW WHERE TO GO FOR SANDBAGS?

Carson City has a sand bagging station located at the Corporation Yard at 3505 Butti Way.

The City supplies the sand, bags, shovels and funnels.  This location is open 24/7.

Don’t wait till the last minute.  Fill your bags prior to the start of threatening weather

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Go to www.NevadaFloods.org to find out more about Nevada floods.
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Carson City’s Stormwater/Floodplain Management Department is in charge of performing inspections and improving the City’s storm drain system, along with providing information and inspections to customers for there private storm drain systems. The department works with FEMA, Engineers and Hydrologists to revise floodplain maps across the City.

As of February 19th, 2014 the new FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) flood maps panels – 83,84,91,92 and 111 have become effective for the middle of town.

Preliminary Southwest Floodplain Zone Maps, Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) – The City has submitted to FEMA for a change in the floodplain zone in areas south of East 5th Street to Clearview Drive. FEMA acknowledged the submittal on March 6th, 2014 and assigned a case # 14-09-1864P. Revised floodplain zones are based on new elevation data and hydrology. Please take time to review the proposed changes and email us comments you might have. It is the goal of the City to properly map the flood hazard within Carson City and convey the flood hazard risk to its residents.

You must have Google Earth installed on your computer. If you do, go to the next step; if not, you may download it here: http://earth.google.com

Once you have Google Earth installed and open, download the Southwest LOMR KMZ file.
Once downloaded, double click on the KMZ file; this will open and overlay in Google Earth. When you exit Google Earth you will be asked if you want to save or discard the overlay; be sure and save it. Then the information will remain attached to Google Earth and not require any further action.

This compressed Keyhole Markup Language (.kmz) file allows users to view floodplain change overlay created for Carson City on Google Earth images.

Information about the system requirements needed for your computer to run the software is available through http://earth.google.com/support.

A user guide is available at http://earth.google.com/userguide