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County maps show large portions of Arizona City in flood plain

County maps show large portions of Arizona City in flood plain

by Tanner Clinch | Arizona City Independent

Some Arizona City residents may be shocked to find that according to Pinal County they live in a floodplain.

Internal Pinal County flood maps do not match up with the Federal Emergency Management Agency maps indicating that more of the property in and around the unincorporated community is in a floodplain.

The FEMA map only lists a small area in the northeast corner of Arizona City as a floodplain, while most of the town north of Alsdorf Road is considered to be a floodplain by the county’s administrative flood plan. Both areas listed as floodplains are subjected to different regulations.

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