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Storm Damage Estimate

Levee damaged in the December 10-13 storms

Marin County sustained an estimated $13,321,134 in damage from flooding, mudslides, winds, high tides and other storm damage since the December 10-11 downpour, according to the County of Marin’s initial damage estimate compiled by the Marin County Department of Finance, Department of Public Works and the Marin County Sheriff-Coroner’s Office of Emergency Services.

Read the County press release.

State of Emergency Declarations

Marin County and California have declared states of emergency due to storm damage.

Read the press release.

 

County Service Area No. 6 Advisory Board Meeting Scheduled

Monday, February 9, 2015
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Osher Marin Jewish Community Center
200 N. San Pedro Rd, San Rafael

Links to the meeting packet will be added soon.

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.

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 February 27, 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:

January 18th-22nd; 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

 

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.