US Army Corps of Engineers
Sacramento District Website

Flood Risk Reduction Education Resources


image - teacher students in West Sacramento about flood risk

Judy Soutiere, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, teaches West Sacramento students the mechanics of flooding.


Educational Products

On this page, you will find links to two educational products to aid in demonstrating the importance of flood risk reduction.

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Please let us know if these tools help your classes and what else we can do to help teach the impact of flood risk reduction.

Contact us at or 916-557-5100

image - Control reservoirs and more! 

A Simulated Water Management Model (SWMM) user’s guide and four lesson plans, designed for teachers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) disciplines. 
These lesson plans include free-use modeling software and set of “games” to help teach these subjects. Right-Click each item and save the ZIP or PDF file.

User's Guide  
Lesson 1
Physical Science
Lesson 2
Earth Science
Lesson 3
Lesson 4


image - Activity Book

An Activity Book for younger kids to print and use to learn about flood risk and how to help their families prepare for the risk of flooding.

Activity Book (English) - download here 

Activity Book (Spanish) - download here