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Information About Your Property

Homeowner FAQs

Residents with property in high risk flood areas or in areas protected by temporary flood walls should be aware of a few important facts about their role and the role of the City during a flood.

View printable homeowner FAQs pdf.

Fargo residents can find out detailed information about their property's flood risk by accessing the Interactive Flood Stage Map below. During a flood emergency, a kiosk will also be available at the Main Fargo Public Library, 102 3rd St North, which will provide computer access to maps, elevation information and printed flood material.

Flood Information Hotline: 701-476-4199

Interactive Flood Stage Map Estimate of river stage and possible impact to your property.
Floodway & Floodplain Map  FEMA maps showing the 100 year floodplain.
1 Foot Elevation Contours with Aerial Photographs  Detailed elevations for river and drain corridor properties.
Red River Basin LiDAR Product Viewer Citywide elevation data.


Helpful Home Protection Links
Steps to Reduce Flood and Water Damage  NDSU Extension Service 
How to Properly Use a Generator  NDSU Extension Service  
Basements May Flood if Drainage is Poor  Iowa State University
Plugging Home Drains to Prevent Sewage Backup   NDSU Extension Service
Sandbagging for Flood Protection NDSU Extension Service
Sump Pump Tips (video) NDSU Extension Service