The District’s consultants have completed a final draft of the Marin City Flood Drainage Study linked below. The report discusses the main causes of infrastructure flooding in Marin City and presents a series of flood reduction alternatives and associated costs.
Check out this time-lapse movie of crews taking care of a huge, fallen tree in Novato Creek. When storm season rolls around, the water will now be able to flow safely through the cleared channel.
If you missed our walk with a bird's eye view of restoration and flood management opportunities along Novato Creek, you can still view the maps we showed.
Creeks & Dams: Novato Creek and Stafford Lake
To reduce community and roadway flooding, restore creek and marsh habitat and begin adapting to sea level rise, the Flood Control Zone 1 Advisory Board and the Marin County Board of Supervisors are considering placing a parcel tax on the November 2017 ballot.
The Winter 2014 Point Blue 's Quarterly has a nice article about the importance of tidal wetlands as wildlife habitat and buffers against climate change impacts.
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.