Is the Jordan River a flood risk?

The Jordan River will see more significant flows but should not see volume above the flood rim level. The flows through the Jordan River are controlled, but groundwater levels may be high in areas near the river, so it's important for residents who live in those areas to check to make sure their sump pumps are in working order. 

Learn more about potential flood areas:

Salt Lake County Public Works Map

State of Utah Flood Risk Map:

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM):

Possible flooding is more likely if your home, residence, or business is located within a FEMA regulated 100-yr floodplain (1-percent Annual Chance Flood) special flood hazard area (SFHA).  

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1. What are the flood concerns in Bluffdale?
2. What about neighborhoods with high ground water?
3. Are the canals a flood risk?
4. Is the Jordan River a flood risk?
5. What can I do to prepare for flood risk?
6. Where can I pick up sandbags?
7. Where can I find out more about sandbags?
8. Who should I contact if I see flooding?
9. Who do I call if I see a blockage/debris build-up?
10. Why are you asking residents to keep drains clear of debris, isn't that the job of the city or Fire Department?
11. What if I have more questions?