Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority - AMAFCA

Protecting Life and Property since 1963

2600 Prospect Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107

The Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority (AMAFCA) was created in 1963 by the New Mexico Legislature with specific responsibility for flooding problems in the greater Albuquerque area. 

AMAFCA’s purpose is to prevent injury or loss of life, and to eliminate or minimize property damage. AMAFCA does this by building and maintaining flood control structures which help alleviate flooding.

Remember that arroyos and ditches are dangerous places. For more information, click here.

Sandbags are available at City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County fire stations.

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The general public is hereby notified that a potential quorum of the AMAFCA Board of Directors may occur at the Southwest Valley Flood Damage Reduction Project Phase II ribbon cutting at Pond 187 on September 20, 2016. This is not an official meeting of the AMAFCA Board of Directors and no AMAFCA decisions will be made at that time.
Please call 884-2215 for more information.

December 1, 2015 The 2015 Annual Report to EPA has been posted to the programs page.
July 13, 2016 Updated GIS data has been posted to the Maps page on the GIS Data tab.
August 28, 2016 An advertisement for Bids for the Isleta Drain Diversion Structure Project has been posted to the Ads & Notices page on the Ads for Bids tab.

How much did it rain yesterday? Find out from the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, & Snow Network.

National Weather Service Forecast and current radar map, with weather warnings (shaded areas):

The normal business hours for AMAFCA are Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm. The office is closed on weekends and holidays.


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