About the District
The mission of the Flood Control District of Maricopa County is to provide regional flood hazard identification, regulation, remediation, and education to Maricopa County residents so that they can reduce the risk of injury, death, and property damage from flooding, while still enjoying the natural and beneficial values served by floodplains.
The District's vision is for the residents of Maricopa County and future generations to have the maximum level of protection from the effects of flooding through fiscally responsible flood control actions and multi-use facilities that complement and enhance the beauty of our desert environment.
On June 2, 2014 William "Bill" Wiley officially assumed the position of Chief Engineer and General Manager of the Flood Control District. Bill has a Bachelor of Science in Physical Geography and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Arizona State University, as well as Hydrology Graduate studies from the University of Arizona. His professional career includes appointments as Deputy Director of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, was Environmental Director of TRW Vehicle Safety Systems, Senior Manager for Sustainability and Technology Innovations at Arizona Public Service, and Director of Maricopa County Air Quality from 2010 – 2014. Overall, Bill has more than 30 years of experience with nearly half in both the public and private sectors.
Board of Directors
The Flood Control District is governed by a five-member Board of Directors that also serves as the Board of Supervisors for Maricopa County. The Board of Directors exercises all the powers and duties in the acquisition and operation of District properties, contracting, and regulatory functions as ordinarily exercised by governing bodies.
Flood Control Advisory Board
The Flood Control Advisory Board (FCAB) acts in an advisory role to the Board of Directors on flood control, floodplain management, drainage and related matters. The FCAB reviews planning, operations and maintenance of flood control facilities, and recommends an annual budget, which includes a five-year Capital Improvement Program (CIP), to the Board of Directors. The FCAB members also serve the District as members of the Floodplain Review Board and the Drainage Review Board.
Read more about the FCAB. View past meeting minutes and presentations.