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Established in 1990
Protect. Mitigate. Educate.
Southern Sandoval County Arroyo Flood Control Authority (SSCAFCA) is an independent corporate political body with an elected board entrusted with flood and storm water control.
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News & Announcements

On Thursday, May 19, 2022, SSCAFCA’s proposed Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan (ICIP) was presented to the SSCAFCA Board of Directors and the public comment period was opened.  SSCAFCA will be accepting public comment on the draft 2024-2028 ICIP until June 13, 2022.  Comments may be sent to Dave Gatterman, SSCAFCA Executive Engineer via email (dgatterman@sscafca.com) […]

In a newly published article in the Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, we show that arroyos provide important ecosystem services such as groundwater recharge and should be protected to the greatest extent possible. Read more here.

Final Quality of Life Master Plan Update On February 17, 2022, the SSCAFCA Board of Directors officially accepted and adopted the update to SSCAFCA’s Quality of Life Master Plan.  The original Quality of Life Master Plan was adopted by the Board of Directors in 2006 and laid out a vision for the public to utilize […]

Our Mission

Protect citizens and property by implementing proven flood control solutions that:

  • Manage our watersheds prudently
 for future generations
  • Enhance the quality of life
  • Create the most appealing multi-use facilities
  • Set an example of quality, itegrity, leadership, and professionalism
  • Educate the public concerning flood hazards
  • Administer public funds prudently
Education & Outreach
SSCAFCA is dedicated to educating students, adults and the Southern Sandoval County community as a whole on the issues of flood control, erosion control, and watershed and stormwater management.
Watershed Management Plans offer the opportunity to develop an inclusive approach to support flood protection, quality of life issues and environmentally sustainable development - using the watershed as a holistic planning framework.
Erosion Control
In the desert, we have highly erodible soils.  At SSCAFCA, we encourage all property owners to implement erosion control measures to ensure the stability of their property.
At SSCAFCA we create the most appealing multi-use facilities, setting an example of quality and environmental awareness.