News

NEW! RFP RELEASED
Request for Proposal for Design Engineering Services for Four Salmon Enhancement Projects in the San Geronimo Valley.
Proposals are due March 9, 2015.

RFP
SGV LAP Projects Hydrology
SGV LAP Projects Hydraulics
GIS Guidelines
Creek Permit Requirements

Field Tour Notes

Flood Control Funding Secured for Ross Valley

Corte Madera concrete channel

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) announced allocation of $400,000 to the Corte Madera Creek Flood Control Project (Unit 4) within its fiscal year 2015 work plan.

Read the press release.

Storm Damage Repair

Storm damage to levee

Marin County Supervisors unanimously approved $1.7 million in emergency funding from one-time capital funds to continue repair of road, mudslide and levee damage that occurred during the December storms that might not be eligible for federal funding.
Read the County press release.

 

Stinson Beach Special Tax Election

Stinson Beach voters will determine in March if a special tax should be levied to provide funding for a $5.7 million project. Visit the Stinson Beach Watershed page for more information.

Novato Watershed Program Fact Sheet

Thumbnail graphic of first page of fact sheet

We have produced a fact sheet describing the Program, its products, and timeline.
View the Fact Sheet.

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.

 

NEW! Gallinas Creek Geomorphic Dredge Technical Memo Released

Gallinas Creek at low tide

The Gallinas Watershed Program has released the Draft Gallinas Creek Geomorphic Dredge Technical Memo for public review.

Comments are due by March 6, 2015. Please see the Gallinas Watershed page for more details.

Drawing of waves

High tides to watch

2015 dates with tides predicted to be at or above 6.5 feet:

February 16th-19th; May 17th; June 13th-15th; July 1st-3rd; July 11th-14th; July 29th-August 2nd; August 27th-30th; September 29th-30th; October 26th-29th; November 23rd-27th; December 21st-26th.

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

 

 

WINTER READINESS

Real-Time Stream and Rainfall Gauges

Picture of a computer screen with rainfall graph

http://marin.onerain.com

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 are available at these sites:

Marin Watersheds Flood Preparedness page
ReadyMarin has a lot of great information
CA Dept Water Resources Flood Preparedness

Flooding in 1958

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.