Home Elevation Grant
A grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency is available to homeowners to raise their homes above the flood elevation. View grant requirements to find out if you are eligible and how to apply (by May 13, 2016).
Flood Control Zone 1 Advisory Board to Meet
Flood Control Zone No. 7 Advisory Board April 20
Gallinas Watershed Program Community Meeting April 5th
Southern Marin Watershed Guide
Public comments due May 1st
Public comments are welcome on the Southern Marin Watershed Guide. The text and layout are open for comments and we are in the process of finalizing maps and images. Please send comments to Chris Choo, watershed planner for Southern Marin.
Have photos of Southern Marin that you'd like to share for the Guide and other publications? If so, please contact Chris.
Tidal Flooding in Marin
Caltrans and County of Marin have prepared an Informational sheet on the flooding at Manzanita, Highway 101 at Highway 1. View it here.
Gallinas Watershed Program at San Rafael City Council
Gallinas Watershed Program will present an update on the program at the May 2nd City Council meeting. The agenda is now available on the City's webpage.
Rainfall and Flood Update
Rainfall totals since March 1st (in inches):
Upper Mill Valley: 8.59
Lower Mill Valley: 7.45
Dillon Beach: 6.50
Point Reyes Station: 7.21
No significant flooding was reported and there were no reported operational issues with our flood conveyance systems (i.e. channels and pumps). No overbank flooding was observed on District maintained creeks due to storm flow rates and District pre-season storm preparations.
Gallinas Watershed Program: Sea Level Rise Assessment
Weather and Tides
El Nino may play a significant role in yielding observed tides which are higher than predicted. Learn more.
See NOAA's Tides & Currents website for the latest tide information. Upcoming dates with tides predicted to be at or above 6.5 ft. include:
May 6-9; June 2-7; July 1-6; July 28-31; August 2-3; August 17-19; October 16-19; November 12-16; December 10-16.