Flood Control 

flood control


  • 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