Important Fairfax County: Flood Warning System
A Fairfax County, VA Publication, September 2017
Flooding is the most common natural disaster in the United States and may occur at any time. Fairfax County uses the following methods to warn residents about flooding and other emergencies:
There are important safety measures that residents and business owners should take in preparation for a flood that include planning, preparing and mitigating. Make a plan before there is an emergency. Build an emergency kit for yourself and your family. Don't forget your pets. Learn more at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/emergency or www.ready.gov/virginia.
Prepare for Flooding:
The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) provides preparedness, response, mitigation and recovery services to the residents of Fairfax County. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/oem/.
For more flood information visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dpwes/stormwater/floodinformation.htm. Call the staff of the Stormwater Planning Division at 703.324.5500, TTY 711, or email SWPDmail@fairfaxcounty.gov for assistance.
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