Creek Flooding

The primary focus of the Creek Flooding group is to reduce the impacts of flood along creeks, rivers and lakes on the lives and property of the residents of Waco. This is done through Capital Improvement Projects and enforcement of the City’s Flood Prevention and Protection Ordinance.

In 2021, participation with the Nation Flood Insurance Program and FEMA, the City began updating the 100-yr floodplains in the area. To see if your property has been impacted by updates that have been approved by FEMA, click on the Floodplain Viewer link.  If you have a question, check out the Creek Flooding FAQs. If you would like to ask the Floodplain Administrator or other City staff a question, fill out the Floodplain Questionnaire or email

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