Recent Rainfall Totals

Rainfall totals from Flood Control gauges (in inches) for the storm of December 10-13, 2014 are:

Tam Valley 4.89
Mill Valley 4.41
Kentfield 4.80
Novato 6.11
Dillon Beach 5.20
Pt Reyes Station 5.63

Flood Zones and Your Tax Bills

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Flood Control Zones are funded by ad valorem (based on property value) taxes; some also have special assessments in addition to the ad valorem tax. See our FAQs for these special assessments:
Flood Control Zone 1 (Novato)
Flood Control Zone 4A (Strawberry Circle)
Flood Control Zone 9 (Ross Valley)
County Service Area 29 (Paradise Cay)


Board of Supervisors Adopt Stinson Beach Special Tax Resolution and Ballot Language

The Board of Supervisors held a public hearing Tuesday, November 4th and adopted the Stinson Beach special tax resolution and ballot language. Visit the Stinson Beach Watershed page for more information.

Marin Project Coordination Meetings

Image of the flyer for the Project Coordination Meeting.Marin County has monthly project coordination meetings to review and
guide projects through the environmental and regulatory permit process.

Find out more.


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High tides to watch

Upcoming dates with tides predicted to be at or above 6.5 feet.

December 20th-23rd; January 19th-21st; and February 17th-19th.

View NOAA's Tides & Currents website for more information.

Fish Passage Program

fish passage

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.
Learn more.




Real-Time Stream and Rainfall Gauges

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Sand and Sandbag Locations

The Sheriff's office maintains a list of locations for sandbags. Emergency Information

Are You Prepared for Floods?

Important information and helpful links have been posted on our Flood Preparedness page.

Flooding in 1958

Marin joins the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) in promoting preparation for potential flooding. Visit DWR Flood Preparedness for more information.