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Flood Control  

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The Flood Control Department is responsible for: 

  • Ensuring that property damage is minimal due to flooding.

  • Repair and rehabilitation of all levees and floodwalls ensuring that they are in flood ready condition.

  • Maintaining approximately 15 miles of flood protection structures

  • Continuously monitors and maintains the early flood warning system and its 34 sites

  • Writing of federal grants and/or oversees the administration of approved federal grants, acquiring and demolishing residential and commercial properties in the floodplain and returning the land to green space

pdfVoluntary Floodplain Home Buyout Program

City of Fort Wayne Flood Hotline: 427-2875