Living in the Truckee River Flood Plain:
Truckee River Flood Control Planning:
Truckee River Flood Project Information:
Plan Ahead, Be Flood Ready:
Meanwhile, the threat of flooding remains very real. Use these resources to assess the risk and be prepared should a flood be predicted. By being ready, you will be safer and can minimize property damage.
- Reno Flood Information Center
Emergency preparedness in event of a Truckee River flood in Reno.
- Truckee Meadows Flood Awareness
Flood safety information and tips on how to keep your family and business flood safe, flood zone maps, helpful information from FEMA (The Federal Emergency Management Agency), emergency contacts and more.
- California Nevada River Forecast Center
Know when flooding is predicted to occur along the Truckee River and other streams in the northern California and Nevada areas.
- Nevada Department of Public Safety Emergency Management
Learn about resources available through the State of Nevada in event of a flood emergency.
Have a Disaster Kit Ready To Go:
Washoe County Emergency Management suggests you have these items and supplies ready to go should you need to evacuate. Keep them in a duffle or backpack that is easy to carry.
- One gallon per person per day. Store in sealed, unbreakable containers. Identify the storage date and replace every six months.
- Non-perishable packaged or canned food and a non-electric can opener.
- Change of clothing, rain gear, sturdy shoes.
- Blankets or sleeping bags.
- First aid kit and prescription medications.
- Extra pair of glasses.
- Battery-powered radio, flashlight, extra batteries.
- Credit cards and cash.
- Extra set of car keys.
- List of family physicians / health care providers.
- List of important family information, such as the model and serial number of medical devices like pacemakers.
- Special items for infants, elderly, or disabled family members.