Keeping Our Heads Above Water
Two Flood Control staff members are participating in the 2014 Floodplain Management Association conference. Roger Leventhal will present the engineering design and construction of the Aramburu Island Beach Restoration Project in Richardson Bay.
Hannah Lee will present on the Santa Venetia SWMM Hydraulic Model, a product of the Gallinas Watershed Program.
FMA is the premier statewide flood protection conference. Local and state agencies will come together to share ideas for solving flooding issues.
Boyle Park Ribboncutting
Thank you to our funders, partners, and the community for the wonderful restoration project at Boyle Park.
Santa Venetia Drainage Study Presentation
Initial findings will be presented to the Flood Control Zone 7 Advisory Board
on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 from
6:30 - 8:30 PM at the Osher Marin Jewish
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.
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Use of Horizontal Levees for Natural Flood Protection
The Bay Institute has prepared a report on the benefits of restoring tidal marshes, including the creation of horizontal levees for natural flood protection.
Gallinas Geomorphic Dredge Assessment
Gallinas Watershed staff presented results of the geomorphic dredge assessment to the County Service Area No. 6 (CSA6) Advisory Board on July 29th. Meeting notes will be posted soon
Stinson Beach Advisory Board Meeting
Thursday, July 31st at 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Stinson Beach Community Center
Marin Project Coordination Meetings
White paper on Climate adaptation - sea level rise
The City of San Rafael has produced a white paper aimed at providing information useful for understanding sea level rise and moving forward to the next steps in long-range planning.
Novato Existing Conditions Report now available
The Novato Watershed Hydraulic Study Existing Conditions report is now available for downloading.
Podcast Features Novato Watershed Program
The Lower Novato Creek Redesign Project is featured in a podcast which describes potential flood control benefits and habitat restoration. The podcast is one of several produced by the San Francisco Bay Joint Venture.
High tides to watch
Days with tides predicted to be at or above 6.5 feet.
2014 year: September 6th, 7th, and 8th. November 5th, 6th, and 7th. December 3rd through the 6th, and 20th through the 23rd.
View NOAA's Tides & Currents website for more information.