Stinson Beach AB and Community Meeting
September 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Stinson Beach Community Center
Come learn more about the proposed special tax and provide input to staff. Visit the Stinson Beach Watershed page for more.
Keeping Our Heads Above Water
Two Flood Control staff members are participating in the 2014 Floodplain Management Association conference. Roger Leventhal will present the engineering design and construction of the Aramburu Island Beach Restoration Project in Richardson Bay.
Hannah Lee will present on the Santa Venetia SWMM Hydraulic Model, a product of the Gallinas Watershed Program.
FMA is the premier statewide flood protection conference. Local and state agencies will come together to share ideas for solving flooding issues.
Drilling at Coyote Creek Levees
Flood Control will be out on the Coyote Creek levees starting in September and extending into early-October as part of the ongoing levee evaluation. Find out the details by reading the informational flyer.
Santa Venetia Drainage Study Presentation
Initial findings of the Drainage Study were presented to the Flood Control Zone 7 Advisory Board on September 3, 2014. Technical project reports are available on the Gallinas Watershed page.
Fish Passage Program
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.
Click here to learn more….
Marin Project Coordination Meetings
White paper on Climate adaptation - sea level rise
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.
Use of Horizontal Levees for Natural Flood Protection
The Bay Institute has prepared a report on the benefits of restoring tidal marshes, including the creation of horizontal levees for natural flood protection.
Novato Existing Conditions Report now available
The Novato Watershed Hydraulic Study Existing Conditions report is now available for downloading.
Podcast Features Novato Watershed Program
The Lower Novato Creek Redesign Project is featured in a podcast which describes potential flood control benefits and habitat restoration.
High tides to watch
Days with tides predicted to be at or above 6.5 feet.
2014 year: November 5th, 6th, and 7th. December 3rd through the 6th, and 20th through the 23rd.
View NOAA's Tides & Currents website for more information.