News

Upcoming Zone Meetings

Zone 3 Advisory Board
Thursday May 25, 2017 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Mill Valley Community Center, Forest Room
Meeting materials

Zone 7 - Santa Venetia Town Hall Meeting with Supervisor Damon Connolly

Town Hall graphic

Join us to learn about Zone 7's funding issues and share your questions and concerns.

Monday, June 5th 6:30 pm in the Marin County Civic Center Cafe, Room 233.
View the flyer.

Zone 9 Advisory Board
Monday June 12, 2017 5:00-6:30 PM (Workshop for Phoenix Lake IRWM Grant Migration Alternatives)
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Advisory Board Meeting)
Ross School Gym at 9 Lagunitas Road, Ross CA

See 5/16/17 Phoenix Lake presentation to Advisory Board

Zone 7 Open House

Santa Venetia Pump Station No. 5

Thanks to those who joined us at our recent Open House to learn how the Zone's flood control facilities work together to protect Santa Venetia.
View the facilities poster.
View the Zone 7 webpage.

Home Elevation Grant

View FEMA requirements.

Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment

The Assessment has been released and we'll be taking comments from the public through May 29. Please email comments to: Chris Choo.

Read the Vulnerability Assessment.

Upgrades to County Rain and Stream Gages

Rain gauge

The Flood Control District has received a Flood Emergency Response Program (FERP) Grant to upgrade all nine of its existing stream and rain gages to ALERT2 protocols. The grant also includes two new rain gages and a new stream gage for Zone 1 - Novato. View current rainfall totals.

Wetland Restoration Is Working!

Duck in Bay Area wetlands

Short videos show how and where wetland restoration is working around San Francisco Bay. Watch the videos.

Mill Valley Watershed Video

Mill Valley Watershed Video

Southern Marin Watershed Program produced a drone-based video of the Arroyo Corte Madera del Presidio Watershed, providing a unique view of how water moves through the community. View the video.

Using Nature to Address Flooding

Marshlands in Gallinas Watershed

Nature-based solutions use natural processes, mimic natural systems, or work in tandem with traditional approaches to address flooding hazards. For more information, see the Naturally Resilient Communities webpage.

Southern Marin Watershed Guide

Cover of Watershed Guide

Download the Southern Marin Watershed Guide.

Green Infrastructure

Logo of Urban Greening Bay Area

Marin County is participating in Urban Greening Bay Area, a collaborative effort to re-envision Bay Area urban landscapes with green infrastructure to address climate change impacts and improve water quality in San Francisco Bay.
More Information.

Weather and Tides

For the latest rain update, check the National Weather Service's precipitation outlook. Track the latest on El Nino at NOAA's Climate Protection Center.

See NOAA's Tides & Currents website for the latest tide information. Upcoming 2017 dates with tides predicted to be at or above 6.5 ft. include:

May 25-28
June 20-26
July 18-25
August 16-22
November 4-7
December 1-6
December 29-31

tide graphic