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Report creek blockages and local street flooding

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Creek blockages

Trash and debris in creeks can block the flow of water and cause flooding. Help us keep creeks flowing by reporting downed trees, blockages or illegal dumping.

Report issues in creeks on the Water District’s Watershed Hotline: 408-630-2378

You can also report creek issues on Access Valley Water, the district’s online customer service portal

Local street flooding

Yard waste, leaves and soil can also obstruct storm drains and prevent stormwater from being properly drained, causing local street flooding. Cities maintain storm drain systems including gutters, drains and pipes in the street. To report a spill, dumping or blockage in storm drains, contact your city public works department according to the list below. For information on flood risks, interpreting FEMA flood maps, flood insurance or elevation certificates, contact your city's floodplain manager. 

 

 

  Report local street flooding Contact local floodplain manager
Campbell
Campbell (after hours)
408-866-2145
408-866-2101
408-866-2140
Cupertino
Cupertino (after hours)
408-777-3269
408-299-2507
408-777-3354
Gilroy
Gilroy (after hours)
408-846-0281
408-710-1605
408-846-0277
Los Altos
Los Altos (after hours)
650-947-2785
650-947-2770
650-947-2750
Los Altos Hills
Los Altos Hills (after hours)
650-941-7222
650-299-2311
650-947-2516
Los Gatos 408-354-8600 408-399-5770
Milpitas
Milpitas (after hours)
408-586-2600
408-586-2400
408-586-3300
Monte Sereno
Monte Sereno (after hours)
408-354-7635
408-354-8600
408-354-7635
Morgan Hill
Morgan Hill (after hours)
408-776-7333
408-779-2101
408-778-6480
Mountain View
Mountain View (after hours)
650-903-6329
650-903-6395
650-903-6311
Palo Alto
Palo Alto (after hours)
650-496-6974
650-329-2413
650-329-2129
San Jose (includes after hours) 408-794-1900 408-535-7803
Santa Clara
Santa Clara (after hours)
408-615-3080
408-615-5640
408-615-2450
Saratoga
Saratoga (after hours)
408-868-1245
408-299-2507
408-868-1232
Sunnyvale (includes after hours) 408-730-7400 408-730-7444
Unincorporated Area 408-494-2750 East
408-366-3100 West
408-683-1240 South
408-299-5700
Santa Clara Valley Water District 408-630-2378 408-630-2650