News

Upcoming Meetings

Zone 1 Advisory Board
April 6 6:30 PM
922 Machin Avenue

San Anselmo Flood Protection Project EIR Public Scoping Meeting
April 20 6:00 PM
San Anselmo Town Hall

Zone 3 Advisory Board
April 20 6:00 PM
Tamalpais Valley Community Center

Zone 5 Advisory Board
April 26 6:30 PM
Stinson Beach Community Center

Zone 6 Advisory Board
May 2 6:30 PM
Marin County Civic Center

Zone 7 Advisory Board
May 10 6:30 PM
Osher Marin JCC

Zone 7 Open House

Santa Venetia Pump Station No. 5

Thanks to those who joined the Zone 7 Advisory Board for the Open House at Pump Station #5 on March 25th. If you couldn't make it, be sure to check out our poster that shows how flood control facilities work together to protect Santa Venetia from major flooding. View the poster.

Novato Creek from Above

Novato Creek near San Pablo Bay

Not everyone has the chance to see Novato Creek as it flows into San Pablo Bay. CLE, a consultant to Zone 1 in Novato, flew a drone over Novato Creek on January 9th which provides a birds-eye view. Watch the YouTube video.

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.

Southern Marin Watershed Guide

Cover of Watershed Guide

Download the Southern Marin Watershed Guide.

Sea Level Rise Community Meetings

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Please join us for an overview of future sea level rise in Marin and to play the award-winning Game of Floods that challenges players to adapt to sea level rise, king tides and storm surges. Three meetings to choose from:

April 19 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Pickleweed Park, San Rafael

April 25 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Mill Valley Community Center

April 29 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Novato City Hall

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Download Game of Floods.

Upgrades to County Rain and Stream Gages

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.

Home Elevation Grant

View FEMA requirements for assistance with home raising over flood elevation.

Wetland Restoration Is Working!

Duck in Bay Area wetlands

Check out this series of short videos that show how and where wetland restoration is working around San Francisco Bay. Go to the videos.

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:

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

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