What's Happening Now
Novato Watershed Hydraulic Study
The Novato Watershed Hydraulic Study will develop a range of practical and self-mitigating modifications to the flood management system within Novato Creek and its tributaries.
In September 2011, the Marin County Board of Supervisors approved a contract with Kamman Hydrology and Engineering to develop the Novato Watershed Hydraulic Study and Alternatives Analysis.
Rachel Kamman presented the scope of work for the Hydraulic Study at a June 2012 Technical Working Group meeting.
Novato Watershed Program Update
The Marin County Department of Public Works has developed a proposal for a Novato Watershed Program. View the proposal.
Novato Creek Sediment Removal
Marin County Flood Control has completed sediment removal within Novato Creek. This construction project is scheduled every four years to maintain creek capacity and provide 50-Year storm frequency protection.
KRCB's Our Watershed Stories
The Novato Creek Watershed is prominently featured in a new KRCB mini-series.
Department of Fish and Game Habitat Assessment
DFG completed a habitat assessment of Novato Creek in summer 2009. The report has information about salmonid presence and habitat along mainstem Novato Creek. Click here to read the report.
Find your watershed
For information about Marin County watersheds, please visit our Watershed Explorer.
Watershed descriptions contain information on watershed history, present land use, biology, and watershed processes. More on the Novato Creek watershed.