Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control

Protecting Life and Property since 1963

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 areaAMAFCA’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,

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

Election Information

AMAFCA is now a part of the local election act.  For election information, please see the Secretary of State’s website at and the Bernalillo County Clerk’s website at

For 2019 Election information, please consult the 2019 Local Election Candidate Guidelines on the Secretary of State’s website.  Click here to visit the guideline page.  Also see the Elections and Voting Page on the Bernalillo County Clerk’s website.  Click here to visit the Elections and Voting page.

For a copy of The Office of the New Mexico Secretary of State’s 2019 Regular Local Election Proclamation, please click below.