Novato Watershed Program Community Meeting February 22 at Novato City Hall
The Novato Watershed Program will hold its second community meeting to showcase results of the hydraulic study and next steps. Read the flyer for more information.
Learn to Protect Creeks
Saturday, February 27th at Old Mill Park in Mill Valley
Sign up for a workshop to learn how to control erosion, restore creeks, and capture rain. Open to all Marin residents. Find out more.
Discover the County Calendar
Get the latest information on upcoming Flood Control Zone Advisory Board and community meetings by visiting the County Calendar.
Select sponsor Flood Control and Water from the side drop-down menu.
Request for Proposals
The Novato Watershed Program has released a Request for Proposals for Final Design and Geotechnical Analysis for the Deer Island Detention Basin project.
Richardson Bay Shoreline Study
Public Comment Draft
The Shoreline Study evaluates flooding impacts, alternatives to reduce flooding, and adaptation strategies to increase shoreline resilience. Read the study.
North Bay Watershed Association's 2016 Conference
Set to take place in Napa on April 22, 2016, the theme is The Future of Water is Now: Innovation, Integration, Adaptation. Learn more.
Flood Control Zone No. 7 Advisory Board to Meet February 24, 2016
In addition to Zone No. 7 business, the meeting will feature Gallinas Watershed Program updates on the Lower Gallinas Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment, Upper Gallinas Restoration Opportunities Study, and the Final Report.
Agenda and meeting materials will be posted as soon as they are available.
Flood Control Zone Winter Preparedness
Winter preparedness updates for each flood control zone are posted on our Flood Preparedness page.
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.
Winter Forecast and El Nino
Learn more about the link between El Nino and wet weather in Northern California.
El Nino and the Tide
NOAA reports that El Nino is expected to 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. Tides are likely to run even higher during storms. Upcoming dates with tides predicted to be at or above 6.5 ft. include:
February 6-9; April 9; 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.