We will be adding resource updates periodically and regularly during flood season with pertinent details.


You can view the City's stream gauge levels and rainfall here.


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Flood and Emergency Preparation Resources

Flood - Status Resources

  • January 2016 - you can watch the City's rain gauges and stream level instrumentation on the map. This can be expecially useful during periods of heavy rain, to see the stream levels in your neighborhood.
  • City of Petaluma:
    Event Hotline - 707 781 1283
    Emergencies Only 9-1-1 or 707-762-2727 (from cell phones IN PETALUMA only)
  • During some flood events sand and sandbags are made available from an unmanned station located at the end of Hopper Street.  Shovels are provided for you to bag your own sand.
  • County of Sonoma
    Sonoma County Water Agency - call 707 565 4768 for information about Russian River (when river level exceeds 20' at Hacienda Bridge)The County of Sonoma will also operate 2-1-1 for human services during an emergency - see their web site www.211wc.org or dial 2-1-1 from Sonoma County telephone.
  • National Weather Service (National Oceanic and Aerospace Administration) weather map
  • State of California Governor's Office of Emergency Serivces
  • Highway status - 511.org
  • Radio Stations
    KZST 100.1 FM, KSRO AM 1350, KCBS AM 740, KBBF 89.1 FM (SPANISH)
  • TV Stations
    TV - KFTY Ch50 KTVU Ch2 NBC11 Ch11 KRON Ch4 KPIX Ch5 KGO Ch7


Flood Announcements, Photos , Other Information


Contact Information

City Hall
11 English Street (Map It)
Petaluma, CA 94952
Monday - Thursday
Closed Fridays
City of Petaluma Event Hotline: 781-1283

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