Flooding Resources

Know your flood risk and be prepared!


Flooding: Frequently Asked Questions

Find out what your home’s flood risk is using the Interactive Water Resources Map or by viewing flood plain maps. These maps provide general regional flood risk data, not specific to any single year or storm. Houses outside of the mapped flood plain may also be at risk for flooding. 

The National Weather Service provides warnings and forecasts for Hennepin County and Edina.

Minnehaha Creek Watershed District operates the Gray’s Bay Dam in accordance with an operating plan approved by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to reduce the chances of flooding on Lake Minnetonka and Minnehaha Creek. For information about current release rates and flow data, please visit their website.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has a website with great information about preparing for floods. Visit www.ready.gov/floods for more information.

Click here to view a pamphlet on sandbagging techniques from the US Army Corps of Engineers. 

Interested in flood insurance? The National Flood Insurance Program has you covered. For more information on flood plains and flood insurance, visit the FEMA FloodSmart website.

Preparedness checklist for homeowners and renters
Preparedness checklist for business owners

Community Flood Maps

May 4, 2016 FEMA Letter of Final Determination and Summary of Map Actions

Map of Changes Since Last FIRM

Revalidated Letters of Map Change - Effective Nov. 5, 2016

Flood Hazard Update Outreach Samples

Outreach to properties in the SFHA.

Outreach to properties newly mapped out of SFHA.

Outreach to properties OAS.

Outreach to properties with LOMAs revalidated.

Sample OAS map.

Engineering Department

7450 Metro Blvd. 
Edina, MN 55439


Monday - Friday
7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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