Flood Control Funding Secured for Ross Valley
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) announced allocation of $400,000 to the Corte Madera Creek Flood Control Project (Unit 4) within its fiscal year 2015 work plan.
Fish Passage Program
Restoring fish passage
through County structures remains a high priority for Marin County Public Works. Since 2005, eight barrier removal projects have been completed and four more are in the design phase.
Stinson Beach Special Tax Election Final Results
2/3 needed to pass:
135 YES votes = 56.72%
103 NO votes = 43.28%
Thank you for your support of the watershed program.
Novato Watershed Program Fact Sheet
We have produced a fact sheet describing the Program, its products, and timeline.
View the Fact Sheet.
Marin Project Coordination Meetings
Working Collaboratively to Enhance Flow Conveyance and Habitat
Last Fall, Flood Control hired Public Works roads crews to remove sediment from Arroyo San Jose at Ignacio Blvd to increase flow conveyance ahead of the rainy season. Sediments were almost completely blocking one of the culvert bores. In cooperation with the Coastal Commission, the sediment was utilized to improve existing maintenance access roads. A willow tree growing in front of the culvert was removed; this month, Conservation Corps crews planted stakes from it upstream where they will grow to shade the creek, enhancing habitat. This is just another one of the collaborative, multi-benefit projects instituted by Flood Control.
Real-Time Stream and Rainfall Gauges
Are You Prepared for Floods?
Important information and helpful links are available at these sites:
High tides to watch
2015 dates with tides predicted to be at or above 6.5 feet:
May 17th; June 13th-15th; July 1st-3rd; July 11th-14th; July 29th-August 2nd; August 27th-30th; September 29th-30th; October 26th-29th; November 23rd-27th; December 21st-26th.
View NOAA's Tides & Currents website for more information.