Hancock County has been dealing with an increasing frequency of flooding events since the 1990's. In 2016, the Hancock County Commissioners and the Maumee Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) signed a Memorandum of Agreement authorizing the MWCD to identify opportunities for flood risk reduction.
Understand the work currently being done along the Blanchard River in downtown Findlay.
Review engineering firm Stantec’s recommended, two-phase approach.
Browse documents that show the status and progress of the program overall.
See news about the program and its progress.
The Blanchard River Watershed at Findlay encompasses approximately 350 square miles, with Eagle Creek and Lye Creek identified as its largest tributaries. The Hancock County Flood-Risk Reduction Program evaluates the entire watershed to explore opportunities to reduce the impact of flooding on the community.
Have a question about the program? Complete this form and a representative of the Maumee Watershed Conservancy District will follow-up with you.