How do I determine the 25-year 24-hour storm depth?

Find your project location on the Mean Seasonal Isohyet Map that can be found at the Hydrology Standards link (below) and determine the mean seasonal rainfall for your site. Then, use the 25-year Precipitation Duration-Frequency-Depth Curve found at the same link. Find 24-hours (1-day) on the x-axis, go up parallel to the y-axis on the graph to the mean seasonal rainfall for your site. Go horizontal parallel to the x-axis to the y-axis to read off the rainfall depth for the 25-year 24-hour storm.

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1. How do I obtain GIS information?
2. How are Area of Benefit (AOB) fees determined?
3. How do I become a vendor?
4. How do I calculate the Flood Control flow data point? Do I need to know the post development design flows for my project?
5. How do I contact an inspector?
6. How do I determine the 25-year 24-hour storm depth?
7. How do I find out how much my Area of Benefit (AOB) fees will be for my project?
8. How do I get a vesting tentative map for my development project?
9. How do I get an encroachment permit?
10. How do I get permission for my contractor and I to temporarily use land owned by the County or Flood Control District?
11. How do I obtain a title report on my property?
12. How do I report hazardous material spills or dumping?
13. How do I report debris in creeks?
14. How do I report debris on private property or a vacant lot?
15. How do I report the lack of garbage services?
16. How do I report unresolved garbage/recycling collection company complaints?
17. How do I record a final map?
18. How do I report a train that appears to be stuck and blocking a railroad crossing for an extended period of time?

Blocked crossings occur when stopped trains impede the flow of motor vehicle or pedestrian traffic at railroad tracks for extended periods of time.  Blocked crossings pose potential safety risks, specifically in locations where trains routinely hinder roadway and pedestrian movement for extended periods.  In these cases, frustrated drivers seeking to avoid extended delays may attempt to clear the crossing before a train arrives, and pedestrians may be tempted to crawl between stopped railcars.  Further, blocked crossings can have detrimental effects on quality of life, making people late for work, school, and appointments and possibly contributing to roadway congestion.  Currently, there are approximately 130,000 public highway/rail grade crossings in the United States.

If you are experiencing an blocked crossing for an extended period visit the Federal Railroad Administration website to report it.

19. How do I transfer title to my child or another person?
20. How will I know which number is the streetlight pole number?