Flood Plain Management

To promote the common interest in reducing flood losses and to encourage the protection and enhancement of natural floodplain values...


San Diego Luncheons

WHEN: Monday, March 13, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: San Diego County Offices, 5510 Overland, San Diego, CA - Room 451

SPEAKERS: Andrew Theis, Water Resources Designer, Rick Engineering Company; Eric Mosolgo, Senior Civil Engineer, City of San Diego Storm Water Division.

TOPIC:  The Chollas Creek Watershed Master Plan

COST:  $15 for FMA Members and $20 for Non-members

TO REGISTER:  Register On-line HERE. Seating limited.

FMA organizes luncheons in San Diego on a variety of topics relating to floodplain management.  If you would like to be added on the notification list please send us an e-mail . If you are interested in a particular speaker or topic, please contact Mary Seits at .

Speaker Biography: 

Andrew Thies is an Associate Water Resources Designer for Rick Engineering Company’s San Diego office. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from San Diego State University. He has been an integral part of multiple drainage master plans within the County of San Diego including Upper Chollas Creek Watershed Master Plan, Lower Chollas Creek Watershed Master Plan, and the City of San Marcos Drainage Master Plan. He has experience across a wide range of water resources projects, including flood control improvement projects, FEMA map revisions, drainage design projects and design of structural Best Management Practices.  

Eric Mosolgo is a Senior Civil Engineer with the City of San Diego’s Storm Water Division. He is leading efforts to develop the City’s Watershed Master Plan as well as the City’s Offsite Alternative Compliance Program. Eric is a Professional Engineer and earned his Bachelor and Master Degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Kentucky. 

FMA San Diego Luncheon Presentations

The Chollas Creek Watershed Master Plan

Creating a Flood Forecasting System for the San Diego River Watershed

El Nino Update and Outlook on Impacts

Water Quality Equivalency 

Integration of distributed hydrologic information: international standards and
hydrologic data services​

Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014

Water Programs

Don't Be Fooled by the Drought: Planning for the Flood

Magnitude and Frequency of CA Floods

BMP Sizing Spreadsheet (pdf, 2MB 5/2014)

Building Human Forecaster Capacity for Generating Flash Flood Warnings Worldwide (pdf, 6 MB, 2/2014)

City of San Diego Stormwater Facilities Maintenance Program (pdf, 1.4MB, 8/2012)

San Elijo Lagoon Restoration (pdf, 18MB, 6/2012)

San Dieguito Lagoon Restoration (pdf, 9MB, 6/2012)

San Dieguito Lagoon - Hyrology (pdf, 9 MB, 6/2012)

San Diego County Coastal Wetlands, Challenges, Opportunities for Large Scale Restoration Projects (pdf, 4MB, 4/2012)

Updating the San Diego IRWM to Address Flood Control and Flood Management (pdf, 7.3MB, 2/2012)

The March 11, 2011 Tohoku Tsunami in Japan and California (pdf, 4.08MB, 11/2011)

California Statewide Flood Mgmt Program and the Flood Future Report (pdf, 5 MB, 11/2011)

Upcoming Changes to FEMA Regulatory Flood Products & Mapping Flood Risk on the California Coast (pdf, 4.5 MB, 07/2011)