Department of Water Resources


Nevada Flood History

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Department of the Interior, with the support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Nevada's Floodplain Management Program, Nevada Division of Water Resources (NDWR), has developed a web site that makes historic flood information for the Carson River Basin publicly available. As new areas are developed to accommodate growth, communities are increasingly faced with the need to develop in flood-prone areas. The focus of the Carson River web site Available information includes photographs, video clips, flood-frequency analyses, meteorological data, narratives, streamflow data, and links to related web sites.
The web site is available at
Click here for the USGS Fact Sheet describing the web site.