Flood Preparedness Information & Resources

Flood Safety Countywide
Homeowners Guide for Flood Prevention and Response
Learn how to flood-proof your property.
Santa Barbara County Aware and Prepare
Register for Santa Barbara County Emergency Alerts
Guía para Propietarios de Viviendas
sobre la Prevención y Respuesta
a las Inundaciones
2017-18 Storm Season Contacts
Contact information for county departments and cities.
How to Fight Flooding at Home
How to fill and place sandbags.
Sand Bag Stations
Locations where sandbags are available.
Homeowner's Guide to Erosion Control
Prevent soil erosion on your property.
Real-time Rainfall, River-Stream
and Reservoir Data

Countywide rainfall data.
Be Winter Wise!
Flood preparedness before, during, and after a storm.
Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to storm related questions.
Santa Barbara County
Office of Emergency Management

County OEM website.
FEMA State
FEMA Flood Zone Look-up
Check if your property is in a flood zone
California Flood Preparedness Website
More information from the California Department of Water Resources.
FEMA.gov
Federal Emergency Management Agency website.
Southern California Flood Risk Video
Information on flooding in Southern California.
National Flood Insurance Program
Floodsmart.gov

Information on flood insurance.
FEMA Publications
Links to FEMA publications that address flooding.