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Flooding services

King County, Washington

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Flooding services and information in King County, WA

Important emergency phone numbers and resources

Flood preparation & response

Life threatening emergencies: 9-1-1

King County Flood Warning Center and Information Line: Connect to a representative during a flood and year-round access to automated flood phase information, river gage readings, and emergency sandbag distribution locations.
206-296-8200 or 800-945-9263

RPIN: Regional Public Information Network
News alerts from more than 75 agencies serving King, Pierce and Snohomish counties.

National Flood Insurance Program (FEMA)
888-379-9531

King County regional flood preparedness

King County flood alerts
206-477-4899

King County Metro Alerts

Flood fighting: how to use sandbags (external link)

Public Health – Seattle & King County (Disaster Response Fact Sheets & Flyers)
206-296-4200

King County floodplain maps

American Red Cross serving King and Kitsap counties (external)
Disaster supply kits
206-323-2345 or 360-377-3761

3Days3Ways
Prepare for flooding and other emergencies

National Weather Service Forecast Office (external link)

Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County
Hazardous waste disposal for your home or business.
206-296-4692

Flood response & recovery

Life threatening Emergencies: 9-1-1

King County Road Alert
King County Road 24/7 Helpline
206-296-8100 or 1-800 KC Roads

King County Office of Emergency Management
Emergency Shelter Information
206-296-3830

King County stormwater services
Drainage and Water Quality Complaint Investigation Line
206 477-4811
206-296-8100 (After Business Hours)

King County Solid Waste Division
Clean up and disaster debris disposal
206-477-4466, toll-free: 1-800-325-6165, TTY Relay: 711

Public Health – Seattle & King County (Disaster Response Fact Sheets & Flyers)
206-296-4900

King County building and land use permits (DPER)
206-296-6600

King County Housing Repair Program
206-263-9095

For questions about phone numbers for flood-related services, please contact Ken Zweig or Saffa Bardaro, River and Floodplain Management Section.