Awareness and Monitoring
Following heavy rains, certain areas of the City of Petaluma are vulnerable to flooding where waters can cover low roads and fill underpasses, viaducts, parking structures and basements. Protocols are in place within the City to mitigate a flooding emergency and manage the area's floodplain. The City of Petaluma also maintains remote automatic sensors to gauge stream and river levels throughout the year. Check out the links on this page for additional information about flooding protocols, safety tips for prevention and keeping up-to-date with alerts.