Water Resources Commissioner
West Nile virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne virus that can cause mild illness (West Nile fever) or severe symptoms (encephalitis or meningitis - an inflammation of the brain) in humans and other animals. People primarily get West Nile from the bite of a mosquito that is infected with WNV.
Flooding is the leading cause of weather related deaths in the U.S. Use this Flood infographic by Weather Underground to be prepared when your area is threatened by flooding. Learn the dangers of floods and flash flooding, understand how soil conditions determine the flood potential, and see how humans have had an impact.
Did you know that you can now report flooding and other problems right here, on our website?