Useful Links for Monterey County

Sensitive/Critical Habitat Information

Water Conservation

Monterey County Drought Information

Monterey County Water Resources Agency

Monterey Peninsula Water District

Marina Coast Water District

Aromas Water District

City of Carmel Drought Information

Monterey County Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance



Monterey County Flood information page

F.E.M.A. Website

Changes to Flood Insurance Rates - What they are and how to explain them

Questions to Ask Your Flood Insurance Agent

Homeowner's Guide to Elevation Certificates


CALFIRE - California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection

Monterey County FIre Saftey Council

How to prepare for a wildfire


California Geological Survey

Most Recent Earthquake activity in California


F.E.M.A. Natural Hazard Disaster Preparadeness

California Office of Emergency Services

Environmental Hazards

GeoTracker - Leaking Underground Fuel Tanks

NPL - National Priorties List - Superfund Sites

SWIS - Solid Waste Information System - Landfills

Videos and slideshows:

Saving a property from a firefighters perspective

Hazards in Paradise - A fascinating slide presentation about Central Coast natural hazards and how the Central Coast of California was created.