Since its formation in 1959, Yuba Water has led the local effort with state and federal agencies, Congress and others to increase public safety by reducing the risk of catastrophic flooding in Yuba County. Learn more about Yuba County’s flood risk and efforts to significantly reduce this risk.
Yuba County's local levee districts are responsible for reclaiming and maintaining land that is threatened by permanent or temporary flooding for agriculture, residential, residential, commercial of industrial use.
January 2022 marks 25 years since the devastating New Year's flood of 1997. Learn about the impacts of the flood and changes made since then to ensure Yuba County is among the best protected flood-prone regions in the state.