A new $4.2 million drainage system built just a few miles north near Floyd Lamb Park is finally complete.
New boxes made of reinforcement are laid together to form a channel which will carry overflowing water underground and away from the area.
But even with these improvements, officials say now is the time to make sure your family and property are ready for the season.
Las Vegas Fire & Rescue says folks often forget about filling up sandbags.
"It could take you hours trying to drive here to fill those sandbags and take them back to the house when the damage has already occurred," says Tim Szymanski, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue public information officer.
The city has set up a free sandbag loading station at Cheyenne Avenue and Buffalo Drive. Sand, shovels and bags are provided.
"It could take you hours trying to drive here to fill those sandbags and take them back to the house when the damage has already occurred."
As for Sloan, she says she'll be stocking up on sandbags but hopes she won't have to use them and won't see anything like what she saw last year.
"I'm hoping it doesn't happen because we get tired of replacing our rocks and in our home but it's just become the norm anymore," says Sloan.